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Light Corn Syrup Substitute

Many a time, I have excitedly looked at a recipe and got dejected the moment I read 'Corn Syrup'. This is not an easily available ingredient in India. One can always substitute with honey, but certain recipes do not permit that. Modelling Chocolate, one of my most ambitious projects, called for corn


  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cream of tartar
  • pinch Salt a


  • Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Stir often.
  • Cover the pan with lid and simmer for about 3 minutes.
  • Take the lid off and stir and let it simmer till you get the rightconsistency.
  • Switch off the heat.
  • Cool and pour into a container.
  • This can be stored at room temperature for upto 2 months.


You can use same amount of lime juice instead of cream of tartar