The short answer to that is that different people will have different opinions about it.
I don’t know if you’ve been on the internet lately but people are VERY passionate about A LOT of things and there’s always a debate even among vegans about what can and cannot be eaten.
Personally, as the owner of a vegan bakery, I do not use any honey in any of my bakes.
That’s because honey comes from a bee and that makes it an animal product.
Instead I use agave. It comes from a plant, it’s just as sweet, has the same consistency and it can be subbed 1-for-1 in any baking.
Maple syrup is another option but it does have a more distinct flavor that will come through in the baking so agave is a safer substitution.
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