Here's some info about blackstrap molasses:
The third boiling of the sugar syrup makes blackstrap molasses. The majority of sucrose from the original juice has been crystallized, but blackstrap molasses is still mostly sugar by calories. However, unlike refined sugars, it contains significant amounts of vitamins and minerals. Blackstrap molasses is a source of calcium, magnesium, potassium, and iron; one tablespoon provides up to 20% of the daily value of each of those nutrients.
Here's some info about maple syrup:
[Maple syrup] is low in fructose compared to other popular sweeteners...
So are blackstrap molasses and/or maple syrup viable options for a sweet cheat? Is honey better?