Sucanat sugar is dried sugar cane juice that is much healthier to use when baking versus white, refined and processed sugar. Sucanut Wholesome Sweeteners Fair Trade Organic Sucanat (Brown Sugar), 16-Ounce Pouches (Pack of 12)has a smaller proportion of sucrose, fewer calories and is loaded with vitamins and minerals.
Sucanat sugar alternative is filled with vitamins and minerals such as Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin A and many other nutrients.
(See chart at the bottom of page to view all of the vitamins and minerals that are in 1 cup of Sucanat)
Sucanat is to whole grain flours, as white sugar is to white, refined flours.
Sucanat retains vitamins and minerals as it is dried cane juice, unlike processed white sugar.
Description of Sucanat:
Sucanat is brown in color, and looks like pretty brown crystals. People often use it as a substitute for brown sugar, but you can also substitute it for white sugar if you adapt the healthy recipe for it..
DID YOU KNOW? The difference between organic Sucanat and white refined sugar, is Sucanat retains it’s nutrient rich molasses substance. Also it does not contain chemicals that take place during the refining process. Additionally, Sucanat contains a smaller proportion of sucrose compared to white sugar and/or high fructose syrup since it is simply dried sugar cane juice.
The rich molasses in sugar cane is the healthy part of the sugar. Molasses is where you have the minerals, vitamins and fiber. It is lower in calories then white sugar, as 1 cup of Sucanat has 570 calories, where white sugar has 720 calories per cup.