How To Use Honey to Replace Other Sweeteners

11 Mar

Attempting to use Honey as a substitute in my protein bars today… This was helpful!

Brookfield Farm Bees & Honey Blog

Honey by Tohmai

There is a lot of information out there on how to use honey to replace sugar.

But a customer at the Ferndale Market (Washington) asked me how to replace agave and stivia with honey.  I was at a loss.  “I don’t know” is honest, but it doesn’t help much.

A google search later, I was still at a loss.  So I turned to the National Honey Board (  They, in turn, asked one of their consultants.  His answer and little math, lead me to the solution.  I’ll put up the chart he sent me at the end.  It’s fascinating: the different sugars and how they relate.  But I’ll jump to the quick here and put down some “how to’s” on using honey to replace other sweeteners.

Remember: in all cases, personal taste will come into play.

Honey replacing Sugar (this one I know)

* For ½ cup or less of…

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