The consumption of sugar has increased in many parts of the world over the past 50 years and has been implicated as a contributor to obesity, diabetes and other related diseases. This is why when Stevia came around as a product for daily sweet alternatives a lot of people felt relieved and gave it a try.
Stevia as a sugar substitute in baking
ince there are no calories and its sweetness does not result from sugar, stevia became associated with health benefits such as lower blood sugar and cholesterol level.
Stevia works great as a sugar alternative and its health benefits are a real deal either we have to really take some more care of our diet or not.
How to make a tasty cake without sugar, but with stevia
he sweet taste is just one of the pros. Professional bakers support that stevia contributes to the overall crispiness and browning of the baking goods.
But how can stevia remain always so sweet? Stevia is heat stable, that means its sweetening power is not lost in the high temperatures required for baking. Additionally though, stevia works not only as a sole sweetener, but it also natural enhances certain flavors such as salt and spices.
The most difficult part in replacing sugar is the role it plays to their physical structure. Sugar naturally creates a bulk, so when using a sugar substitute such as stevia this bulk must be substituted as well. In order to create this necessary bulk in your baking, you can freely use egg whites, fruit puree or yogurt.
The Basic Substitution for baking works like this:
Carrot Cake Recipe
This time we have the very favorite carrot cake recipe but healthier, just for you, our Freevia guys!
It’s simple, it’s delicious and it is 100% sugar free.
If you are one of those guys who want to cut of sugar for the week or more, but have a sweet tooth, Freevia Stevia is a product just for you and your baking.
You’ ll need:
For the dough
For the Frosting
Step by Step
*For the frosting mix all the ingredients together and just poor it over your cake. For even better aesthetic results, you can slice your cake in 2 or3 pieces and add some frosting in between like we did!
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