Collection: CORN SYRUP

Corn Syrup is often used in pecan pies, jams, candies, jams, and syrups, where it imparts flavor, body, and moisture retention. Enjoy the sweetness of syrups, sauces, and baked good with bulk corn syrup at wholesale pricing. Check out Baker's Authority's selection of bulk corn syrup for your baking needs. Shop corn syrup at Baker’s Authority for superior quality and freshness. Since 1917, Baker's Authority has been distributing over 6,000 wholesale and home bakery products. Choose from our wide selection of corn syrup at bulk prices.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is corn syrup and how is it made?

    • Corn syrup is a liquid sweetener derived from cornstarch. It's produced through a process that breaks down cornstarch into individual glucose molecules using enzymes and acid. This results in a thick, sweet syrup that's commonly used in baking and confections.
  • Why do commercial bakers use corn syrup in their recipes?

    • Corn syrup provides various benefits in baking. It offers sweetness without crystallizing, adds moisture, enhances texture, and extends the shelf life of baked goods. Its consistent viscosity ensures uniform blending in recipes.
  • How does corn syrup differ from high fructose corn syrup?

    • While both originate from cornstarch, they have different compositions. Regular corn syrup is primarily glucose, while high fructose corn syrup has undergone an additional process to convert some of its glucose into fructose, making it sweeter. They can have different effects on recipes, so they're not always directly interchangeable.
  • Is corn syrup safe for consumption?

    • Yes, corn syrup is safe for consumption in moderation. Like all sweeteners, it's essential to use it as part of a balanced diet. Commercial bakers should inform their customers if corn syrup is used in their products to cater to any dietary preferences or concerns.
  • Can I replace sugar with corn syrup in my baking recipes?

    • It's possible, but there are considerations. Corn syrup is less sweet than granulated sugar. When substituting, reduce the amount of liquid in your recipe. A general guideline: for every 1 cup of sugar, use 3/4 cup of corn syrup and decrease the other liquids by 1/4 cup.
  • What's the shelf life of corn syrup, and how should it be stored?

    • When stored in a cool, dry place and in its original, sealed container, corn syrup can last indefinitely. Once opened, ensure it's tightly capped and kept away from moisture to prevent contamination. Refrigeration isn't necessary but can extend its freshness.
  • Are there different types or grades of corn syrup available for commercial baking?

    • Yes, there are light and dark variants. Light corn syrup is clear and has a mild sweetness, making it versatile for various baked goods. Dark corn syrup has a more pronounced caramel-molasses flavor, ideal for certain recipes like pecan pies and some cookies.