corn syrup


Definition of corn syrup

: a syrup containing dextrins, maltose, and dextrose that is obtained by partial hydrolysis of cornstarch

Examples of corn syrup in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Made with no artificial sweeteners, gluten, dairy, high-fructose corn syrup, or synthetic dyes, the chewable gummies contain a huge amount of B vitamins. Chris Hachey, BGR, 7 May 2021 There could be corn syrup, there could be palm oil, there could be additives. The Politics Of Everything, The New Republic, 21 Apr. 2021 Glaze: In a medium saucepan over medium heat, mix together the buttermilk, butter, corn syrup, bourbon, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Beth Segal, cleveland, 14 May 2021 While that sweet version holds many fond childhood memories, as adults, most of us are looking for less corn syrup and more tomato flavor in our soup. Meredith Deeds Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, 21 Apr. 2021 Whereas Dr Pepper is sweetened with high fructose corn syrup, Dr Pepper Zero Sugar uses the artificial sweetener aspartame. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 12 Apr. 2021 After the mid-1800s, marshmallow manufactures replaced the sap ingredient with corn syrup or sugar, gelatin, gum arabic and other flavorings. Devon Link, USA TODAY, 7 Apr. 2021 Make the crust: In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the butter, corn syrup and salt and heat in 30-second increments on HIGH until the butter melts. Washington Post, 19 Mar. 2021 Coca-Cola, Sprite and Fanta bottled in Mexico – flavored with cane sugar instead of high-fructose corn syrup — are sold as well, as are horchata and passion fruit juice. Susan Dunne,, 6 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of corn syrup

1903, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of corn syrup was in 1903

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1 Jun 2021

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“Corn syrup.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of corn syrup

: a sweet, thick liquid made from corn (sense 1)

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Kids Definition of corn syrup

: a syrup made from cornstarch

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