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Sugar <> Stevia Relationship by weight?

Discussion in 'Food, Nutrition and Recipes' started by miahara, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. miahara

    miahara Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I’ve been trying with no success to find the relationship in grams between granulated stevia and granulated sugar in order to achieve a similar level of sweetness.

    I have found some sites that give a relationship, but they are mainly in terms of cups, tsp, tbs and I don’t find them particularly helpful.

    Can anyone help?
     
  2. Boo1979

    Boo1979 Other · Well-Known Member

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    Dunno the correct ratios but stevia is v v v much sweeter! I find 1 drop of liquid srevia is more than enough to sub for 1tsp of sugar - which is apparently 4g of sugar
    With the granulated stuff ( which I dont use) Id prob try a 1:4 conversion, taste it and adjust as indicated by the taste
     
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    bangkokdiabetic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    LouWilk059 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    In Canada, it's under the brand name of Truvia. This website has the conversions you are looking for.
    https://www.truvia.ca/conversion-chart
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    I sometimes use granulated truvia.. which is mainly stevia I think ...its 1/3 teaspoon of truvia to replace 1 tsp of sugar. It is very sweet though so maybe try a bit less first time.
     
  6. miahara

    miahara Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Very many thanks to EVERYONE who has taken the trouble to reply. I'm now much better informed as to the general ratios. But I guess in the final analysis, the best strategy is 'suck it or taste it and see'.
     
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