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Food glossary

Baking

Golden syrup

One of the most versatile syrups, golden syrup is a by-product of sugar production.

Uses: In a variety of cakes, biscuits and puddings including flapjacks, treacle tart, sponge puddings and steamed puddings. Golden syrup is also a popular topping for porridge, pancakes and waffles. It can also be made into fudge sauces and toffee.

To store: Keep in a cool, dark place for up to 1 year.