Sweet Health Coconut Sugar is made from the nectar of coconut tree flower blossoms. The nectar is boiled and processed into a granules.
Coconut sugar is metabolized at a slower rate than beet or cane sugar. You don't get the blood sugar spikes that beet or cane sugar give. Coconut sugar is composed of about 70-79% sucrose, 3-9% glucose, and 3-9% fructose. These variations will occur due to many factors including processing methods, time of harvest, as well as the age and variety of the coconut tree.
Sweet Health Coconut Sugar is very versatile. It will add its unique sweet taste to yogurt, oatmeal, and other foods that you would like to sweeten. It can be used in recipes instead of sugar. Simply substitute Coconut Sugar for each part of sugar called for in the recipe.
Coconut sugar is just as sweet as sucrose (table sugar). You can absolutely bake with it like regular sugar. Substitute Sweet Health Coconut Sugar for each part of sugar called for in your recipe.