What’s the difference between light and dark corn syrup?

Excellent question, reader Bud. The answer is that dark corn syrup has some refiner’s syrup in it for extra flavor and some caramel color in it for extra, er….color. It’s a little sweeter and more complex than “light” corn syrup, a closer analogue to molasses which the good folks at Karo probably intended it to replace.

2 thoughts on “What’s the difference between light and dark corn syrup?”

    1. Hey, go cause trouble on your own site, bub. But it’s high fructose corn syrup that’s believed to be the spawn of Beelzebub. Don’t get me started on that tempest in a teacup.

      As you were,

      – Joe

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