Not only is honey a sweetener, but it also provides a wide variety of other functional benefits:
• Ability to create unbeatable flavors when combined with other ingredients.
• Rounds out flavor of other ingredients such as whole grains.
• Enhances color and mouthfeel.
• Can help extend shelf-life.
• Acts as a binding agent to hold ingredients together.
• It is 1 to 1.5 times sweeter than conventional sugar which means less is more.