Coconut Sugar Substitutes

Sweetness Without the Guilt

coconut sugar

Coconut sugar is also known as coconut palm sugar. Today, where many foods contain chemical traces, coconut sugar arrives as a natural form of sugar.

Is coconut sugar healthy?

Coconut sugar is high in calories, just like regular sugar. However, studies suggest that coconut sugar is considered better and healthier than table sugar.

Coconut sugar Recipes

Apple Pie Oatmeal Bars

Apple Pie Spice Muffins

Japanese Miso Eggplant

Healthy Blueberry Muffins

Lemon Pie Bars

Cherry Oatmeal Bars

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

The coconut sugar is not in your kitchen, and you cannot run out to get it? Don't worry! Here are 7 substitutes for coconut sugar:

raw honey

Raw honey can be an excellent substitute for coconut sugar. It is fabulous for digestion and helpful for a sore throat. It is loaded with antioxidants that offer several health benefits.


Date sugar has high amounts of vitamins and minerals such as iron, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc, copper, manganese, and selenium.

maple syrup

Maple syrup is a high source of zinc, calcium, magnesium, and potassium. Only 1/4 cup of maple syrup is enough to provide you 41% of your daily required zinc level. 


The Stevia plant's leaves are used to prepare a coconut sugar substitute. It doesn't have any calories, but it is 200 times sweeter than sugar.

 Light brown sugar

When you don't find coconut sugar, you can use light brown sugar as a substitute for your cooking. Note that light brown sugar is a bit sweeter than coconut sugar.


Sucanat is a type of raw sugar. It is also brown colored. The only thing is to remember, it has a relatively chewy texture, which does not dissolve quickly.

Maple sugar

Maple sugar is the same as maple syrup, only the difference is in its substance. When you replace maple sugar with coconut sugar, the ratio should be one for one.


Is coconut sugar keto?

Coconut sugar is not suitable for a keto diet.

Is coconut sugar vegan?

It is 100% vegan.

What does coconut sugar taste like?

It has a strong caramel taste.

Go ahead and try any of the mentioned coconut sugar substitutes to satisfy your sweet tooth. Let us know which one you liked the best.

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