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Old 11-20-2012, 04:23 PM   #1
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Substitute for molasses

Does anyone know if honey or light corn syrup could be used instead of dark molasses? I am making pumpkin muffins and only need 3 tablespoons of molasses. I don't mind if not using molasses makes the batter lighter in color. I'm thinking about the consistency of the batter and will it bake correctly? Thanks for any help.

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Old 11-20-2012, 04:39 PM   #2
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honey with brown sugar added
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Old 11-20-2012, 06:34 PM   #3
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Those two substitutions should work just fine. They are all three interchangeable consistency wise, of course not flavor wise.
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Old 11-21-2012, 11:41 AM   #4
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Thanks, salt and pepper and bake chef! I'm making the muffins this morning and will decide whether to use honey, corn syrup (with a little brown sugar) or maybe a combo of each! I appreciate your help! Happy Thanksgiving!
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