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A 100% natural product, sugarcane syrup is the perfect substitute for sugar, a delicacy rich in proteins that can be used not just in sweet confectionery, but also day-to-day in order to give a new taste to life. Besides being present in traditional Madeira sweets, sugarcane syrup can be used to cook meat, fish, salads or even used for medicinal purposes.

Sugarcane syrup has various minerals like: phosphorus, iron, calcium, magnesium, copper and three vitamins (B1, B2 and PP), being everyone of them important to your health. Therefore, sugarcane syrup helps you maintain a healthy life: raises red blood cell count, balances the nervous system, cements calcium, contributes to longevity.

Here are some ways sugarcane syrup can be used in your day-to-day:

  • Added to yogurt, gives it a delicious taste
  • Sweetens the coffee, replacing sugar
  • With bread in substitution of butter and fats
  • With nuts, a perfect combination
  • Against insomnia, a spoon in a glass of milk fifteen minutes before sleep
  • Helps you lose weight, a litre of fresh milk with half a cup of milk powder and two spoons of sugarcane syrup (preserve in the refrigerator, you can drink a litre a day)
  • In cooking (see book: Receitas com Mel-de-Cana)
  • In yam and sweet potato
  • In mal-assadas, sonhos and rabanadas