White Sugar Substitute: 10 Cakes and Desserts Sweetened with Maple Syrup

updated May 2, 2019
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There’s a lot of debate about sugar: is it toxic? Is it just the processed stuff that’s harmful? Or is sugar, well, sugar, regardless if it comes from honey, agave, or the classic white granules? Whatever your stance, here are 10 dessert recipes that all get their sweetness from one non-white-sugar source: maple syrup!

100% Whole Grain Almond Butter Maple Cookies, via Texanerin Baking
Chocolate Fudge and Self Love, via My New Roots
• 20 Minute Almond Berry Sorbet, via The Kitchn
Brown Rice Crispy Treats, via Sprouted Kitchen
Summer Berry Cake, via Green Kitchen Stories

(Images: 1. Sara Kate Gillingham-Ryan; 2. Heidi Swanson of 101 Cookbooks; 3. Sara Kate Gillingham-Ryan; 4. Stewart, Tabori & Chang; 5. Dana Velden; 6. Erin via Texanerin Baking; 7. Sarah Britton via My New Roots; 8. Emily Ho; 9. Hugh Forte for Sprouted Kitchen; 10. Green Kitchen Stories)