Cookbook:Agave Syrup

Agave Syrup

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Agave syrup or agave nectar, also known as Xagave, is a syrup derived from the agave cactus.

Characteristics edit

Agave syrup is thin, with colors ranging from darker yellow to almost transparent.[1] It has a neutral flavor and is overall 1.5–2 times sweeter than table sugar due to its high fructose content.[2]

Use edit

Agave syrup is frequently used as a substitute for table sugar or a vegan alternative to honey.[2]

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References edit

  1. Figoni, Paula I. (2010-11-09). How Baking Works: Exploring the Fundamentals of Baking Science. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-0-470-39267-6.
  2. a b The Chefs of Le Cordon Bleu (2011-12-02). Le Cordon Bleu Patisserie and Baking Foundations. Cengage Learning. ISBN 978-1-4390-5713-1.