Corn Syrup

What is corn syrup?

Syrup made from cornstarch, consisting of dextrose, maltose, and dextrins.

How is it made

Corn syrup is made by taking sugar from the corn

What is corn syrup commonly used for?

Many cookies, cakes, pastries and brownies utilize the sweetness of corn syrup's flavor. In addition to baked goods, corn syrup is often used in candies and other foods.


  • Despite its complicated-sounding name, high fructose corn syrup is just a sugar made from corn.

  • High fructose corn syrup has similar levels of sweetness as sugar and one type is actually less sweet than sugar.