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How is Sweet'N Low used to replace sugar in cooking and baking?

In recipes for sweetened sauces and beverages, all the sugar can be replaced with an equivalent amount of Sweet'N Low. Recipes for most baked goods require some sugar for proper volume and texture. For best results, experiment by substituting half the sugar in a recipe with the equivalent amount of Sweet'N Low, as shown in this chart:
 packetsbulkliquid 1/4 cup granulated sugar62 teaspoons1 1/2 teaspoons 1/3 cup granulated sugar82 1/2 teaspoons2 teaspoons 1/2 cup granulated sugar124 teaspoons1 tablespoon 1 cup granulated sugar248 teaspoons2 tablespoons

*Note: Teaspoons is referring to household teaspoons, not the spoons found Inside the Sweet'N Low box.

Please note that the substitution chart above is provided as a guide only. Use your own personal taste preferences to determine the amount of Sweet'N Low needed to provide the sweetness level you like.

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Can you offer any tips for baking with Sweet’N Low?

When sugar is removed in baking, a certain amount of moisture is lost. To improve texture and volume of low-sugar baked goods, experiment with the following tips:

  • Decrease dry ingredients by 25%. For example, if a recipe calls for 1 cup flour, use ¾ cup instead.
  • Bake in a slightly smaller pan.
  • Slightly reduce baking time. For cakes, reduce time by 10 minutes for layer cakes and 20 minutes for loaf or bundt cakes, then test with a wooden pick.
  • Add an extra egg or two egg whites. For cakes, fold egg whites into the cake batter to produce a lighter, higher cake.
  • Increase some of the liquid ingredients, such as water, milk or juice by ¼ cup.
  • Increasing the leavening agents (baking powder & baking soda) will also improve volume, but do not use more than twice the amount your recipe calls for. Since these ingredients contain sodium, you may want to use less salt than your recipe asks.
  • To substitute for brown sugar, try substituting Sweet‘N Low plus about 3-4 teaspoons of molasses per cup of sugar.

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Why do so many Sweet'N Low recipes contain sugar?

Sugar provides two important functions in baking in addition to sweetness -- volume and moisture. Our Sweet'N Low recipes are designed to produce baked goods that taste delicious and have the perfect texture.

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Is Sweet'N Low kosher?

Yes. Sweet'N Low is considered kosher and parve by the Union of Orthodox Rabbis. It is not considered kosher for Passover unless the package specifically indicates otherwise.

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