Can I use corn syrup instead of cornstarch in pies?

Answer On One Hand: Purpose of Corn SyrupCorn syrup is a very thick liquid with a consistency of warmed honey, and comes in light and dark colors. Corn syrup is used in pies as a sweetener and may be comb... Read More »

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Can cornstarch be substituted for corn syrup?

Though cornstarch and corn syrup both derive from corn, the two products serve separate purposes in a recipe. Cornstarch, a bland powdered thickening agent, will not provide an adequate substitute ... Read More »

Is Corn Syrup considered "natural" (corn syrup, not high fructose corn syrup)?

There is no definition of "natural" as recognized by the FDA/USDA. It is a catch-all marketing term for everything from the most processed foods to the most basic foods. Food manufacturers use it t... Read More »

Can corn syrup be used in place of golden syrup?

Substitute equal parts corn syrup for golden syrup. Though the vegetable-based sweetener's milder flavor may not correspond to golden syrup's treacly boldness, corn syrup adequately serves recipes ... Read More »

Can corn starch be substituted for corn syrup?

Corn starch can not be substituted for corn syrup. Corn starch is a powder that thickens the consistency of a recipe. Corn syrup is a very sweet liquid flavor additive. Ingredient substitutions for... Read More »