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Coconut Sugar 4 delicacies you can make with this sweetener

Coconut sugar is a healthy kind of sugar that can be used in place of normal sugar. Here are 4 dishes you can make with this sweetener.

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Coconut sugar is a natural brown colour sweetener with a similar taste to raw sugar.

Packed with vitamins like potassium and iron, minerals, amino acids along with some short chain fatty acids, polyphenols and antioxidants that may also provide some health benefits, the natural sugar also called coconut palm sugar is made from sap, which is the sugary circulating fluid of the coconut plant.

Here are 4 ways to incorporate this healthy sugar into your meals.

1. Smoothies

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Sometimes, some smoothies can be a little boring to take because they lack the sweet taste and flavour it takes to push it down your throat. So, adding a teaspoon or two of coconut sugar into your cup of smoothie is one interesting way to not only enjoy your smoothie but add coconut sugar into your meal.

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2. Pancakes

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Pancakes definitely don't do well without a taste o sugar or any other sweetener. So, even if you are trying to cut back on your sugar level, you don't have to cut back on your pancakes just because you don't want to add sugar in it.

So, whether it is coconut pancakes, oatmeal pancakes, banana pancakes or whatever kind of pancakes, since coconut sugar taste just normal sugar, you can add a spoon of two to enjoy your them.

3. Coffee or tea

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You can try substituting your regular sugar for coconut palm sugar in your coffee or tea. It’s healthier and tastes the same (if not better).

4. Cupcakes

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Like normal sugar, coconut sugar is totally ideal for baking cakes, cookies, snacks and anything worth baking at all.

Coconut sugar can be used to make any type of meal that requires a taste of sweetness and it is a better substitute for normal sugar.

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