A liquid sweetener made from evaporated sugar cane juice with a clear golden color, the consistency of corn syrup, and a rich, toasty flavor unmatched by any other sweetener.
Season: available year-round
How to select: Most popular in England, where the common brand is "Lyle's." "King" is an American made brand of golden syrup produced in Kentucky and is more readily available in the United States. Another type called "Australian Golden Syrup" is also available for those down under. In addition, three brands are available through King Arthur Flour Baker's Catalogue www.bakerscatalogue.com.
How to prepare: Used in place of corn syrup, pancake syrup, ice cream topping and in place of other sweeteners.