You can lighten up cookies, cakes and even cocktails with stevia. But, since stevia is so much sweeter than sugar, recipes will require less of it, to make up for lost ingredient volume. The amount of stevia you use will depend on both the recipe and the brand. One and one-fourth teaspoons of Truvia can replace , while Stevia In The Raw makes a granulated product that does have an equal conversion rate.
Cooking with stevia does require a learning curve, but since the advantages of reducing sugar in your diet (as well as eliminating your consumption of aspartame and other artificial sweeteners) are so important, it’s well worth the effort.
I do a lot of baking during the holidays and my boyfriend is diabetic. How much does 1 cup of sugar equal to one packet of Stevia? Can I buy Stevia in bulk either on line or in store? I would like to try baking with Stevia but not sure the correct quantity of Stevia to use in any recipe I use to substitute for sugar.
Enjoy your sweet moments with Stevia In The Raw® zero-calorie* sweetener. It’s an extract from the sweet leaves of the stevia plant. The delicious flavor comes without any calories. So go on, sweeten a tea, hot or cold, sprinkle it on cereal. Bake and cook with it too. Whatever you do, just do it with Stevia In The Raw®.
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