See Also: Saccharin; Sucralose; Sugar; Aspartame; etc.

CORN SYRUP

Corn syrup is a liquid sugar produced from cornstarch. Since it helps prevent crystallization, it is popular in baked goods, candy, frostings, jams, jellies, etc.

Corn syrup is liquid sugar produced from cornstarch. Light corn syrup is clarified and decolorized and usually contains some vanilla for flavor. Dark corn syrup has caramel flavor and coloring added and has a stronger flavor. They can be used interchangeably, taking into account the stronger flavor of the dark variety.

One bushel of corn produces enough corn syrup to sweeten 324 can of cola.

 

 

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