Yes, you can substitute maple syrup for sugar in cooking and baking! There are just a few things to keep in mind.
Maple syrup has a lot more moisture in it than dry sugar, so it adds liquid to your recipe which needs to be compensated, especially in baking recipes.
And it adds flavor, the wonderful flavor of maple syrup, which pairs well with most foods, especially baked goods, pies and meats and fish.
For each 1 cup of white granulated sugar use
For each 1 cup of packed brown sugar use:
Maple syrup pairs especially well with: