Less processed than most sugars, and made from the sap of a coconut palm tree that’s been dehydrated.
Coconut sugar is also known as coconut palm sugar. Coconut sugar is golden brown in color and typically is found in a coarse grain similar to brown sugar with a caramel flavor. Coconut sugar is least processed than most other sugars, especially white sugar.
How to Use:
Simply use as you would white sugar, in baking, cooking, desserts, etc.
Nutrient Breakdown of Coconut Sugar:
Minor nutrients found such as
- Amino acids from the coconut sap contain 16 amino acids
- Vitamin B1, B2, B3, and B6
- Carbohydrates — 70-80% sucrose, 9% fructose and remaining glucose
Where to Purchase:
Health food stores or online retailers
Tips and Tricks:
Store coconut sugar in airtight mason jars in the pantry to avoid getting any moisture trapped inside. Note, coconut sugar is sugar. Coconut sugar should still be used in moderation.