Karo Light is pure corn syrup made with real vanilla. It is an easy-blending, natural sweetener that enhances the flavor and texture of many foods, such as baked goods, caramel popcorn, candy, meat and vegetable glazes, fruit toppings. Corn syrup serves different functions in different types of recipes. It controls sugar crystallization in candy, prevents the formation of ice crystals in frozen desserts, enhances fresh fruit flavor in jams and preserves, sweetens and thickens relishes and chutneys. Corn syrup balances sweet and sour flavor profiles. In baked goods, corn syrup holds moisture and maintains freshness longer.