What’s a Healthy Replacement for Sugar?

Erin McKenna, founder of BabyCakes NYC, uses agave nectar (also known as agave syrup) in her baking where others use sugar. It’s sweeter than sugar, so she says to use 2/3 cup for every cup of sugar that a recipe calls for, and to make sure that you add it to the wet ingredients, not the dry.

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