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Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend

  1. What is Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend? »
  2. Is Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend a one-to-one replacement for sugar? »
  3. What are the ingredients in Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend? »
  4. Is Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend 1.75 lb different from Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend 1.5 lb? »
  5. Should I use Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend 1.75 lb differently than I use Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend 1.5 lb? »
  6. When should I use Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend 1.75 lb bag and when should I use Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend 1.5 lb bag? »
  7. How is the caloric value of Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend calculated? »
  8. Does Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend have carbohydrates (calories)? »
  9. Does Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend impact blood sugar? »
  10. What is the glycemic index of Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend? »
  11. Will Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend make me gain/lose weight? »
  12. Is Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend safe for consumption? »
  13. Is Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend safe for children? »
  14. Will Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend cause tooth decay? »
  15. Does Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend contain GMO? Is it genetically modified? »
  16. Is Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend gluten-free? »
  17. Is Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend made with monosodium glutamate or MSG? »
  18. Is Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend kosher? »
  19. Is Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend produced in a sustainable manner? »
  20. What forms of Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend are available? »
  21. What is the shelf life of Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend? »
  22. Can I cook/bake with Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend? »
  23. Can I bake yeast breads with Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend? »
  24. Where can I buy Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend? »

Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend


What is Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend? [Link]

Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend is a mix of zero-calorie Truvía® Natural Sweetener (stevia leaf extract, erythritol) and sugar. This product allows you to maintain the sugar-like taste and texture in your favorite recipes with 25% fewer calories from sugar. For more information about Truvía® Natural Sweetener ingredients, click here.


Is Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend a one-to-one replacement for sugar? [Link]

Yes. Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend 1.75 lb is a one-to-one replacement for sugar. One serving of Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend has the same sweetness as the equivalent serving size of sugar.


What are the ingredients in Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend? [Link]

Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend is made from erythritol, sugar, and stevia leaf extract. For more information about Truvía® Natural Sweetener ingredients, click here.


Is Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend 1.75 lb different from Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend 1.5 lb? [Link]

Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend and Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend are both blends of cane sugar and Truvía® Natural Sweetener, but Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend has a higher proportion of sugar measuring as a one-to-one replacement for sugar and contains 25% fewer calories per serving than sugar. Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend contains 75% fewer calories per serving than sugar and is twice as sweet as sugar, so you only have to use half as much.


Should I use Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend 1.75 lb differently than I use Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend 1.5 lb? [Link]

Yes. Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend 1.75 lb is a one-to-one replacement for sugar. One serving of Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend has the same sweetness as the equivalent serving size of sugar. Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend 1.5 lb is twice as sweet as sugar, so you only have to use half as much.


When should I use Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend 1.75 lb bag and when should I use Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend 1.5 lb bag? [Link]

The Truvía® brand offers a variety of options to help reduce sugar in cooking and baking. Both Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend 1.75 lb bag and Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend 1.5 lb bag are great for reducing sugar in cooking and baking. Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend 1.75 lb bag has 25% fewer calories per serving than sugar and measures one-to-one for sugar, and Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend 1.5 lb bag has 75% fewer calories per serving than sugar and is twice as sweet as sugar, so you only have to use half as much.


How is the caloric value of Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend calculated? [Link]

Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend is a combination of Truvía® Natural Sweetener and sugar. The FDA has established a set of regulations for disclosing calories on the Nutrition Facts Panel for consumer products. These labeling regulations may be found at 21 CFR 101.9. The FDA requirements for calorie disclosure are as follows: Less than 5 calories is expressed as zero. Less than or equal to 50 calories is expressed to the nearest 5 calorie increment. Greater than or equal to 50 calories is expressed to the nearest 10 calorie increment. The serving size for Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend (combination of Truvía® Natural Sweetener and sugar) is 2 teaspoons. The analytical caloric value is less than 25 calories but more than 20 calories per serving so the caloric value is rounded up to 25 calories on the label.


Does Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend have carbohydrates (calories)? [Link]

Yes, Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend contains 6 grams of sugar per 2 teaspoon serving. The other ingredients of Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend, stevia leaf extract and erythritol, do not count as usable carbohydrates. Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend contains erythritol, a sugar alcohol that is absorbed by the body but cannot be used for energy like typical carbohydrates. For the purposes of food labeling, erythritol appears on the label as a carbohydrate but there are no calories in erythritol and erythritol does not affect blood sugar or insulin. However, the amount of Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend used in your recipes and the amount of sugar it provides to a serving of your recipe must be considered as you count carbohydrates.


Does Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend impact blood sugar? [Link]

Yes, Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend contains 6 grams of sugar per 2 teaspoon serving. The amount of Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend used and the amount of sugar it provides to a serving in your recipe should be considered as you manage your blood sugar. The other ingredients of Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend (stevia leaf extract and erythritol) do not increase blood sugar. Studies conducted with stevia leaf extract and erythritol in people with diabetes have shown that these ingredients have little to no effect on blood sugar. It is important to note that Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend does contain sugar, and other ingredients in the foods to which it is added may also provide additional calories and carbohydrates. People with diabetes need to count these calories and carbohydrates when planning their meals.


What is the glycemic index of Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend? [Link]

The glycemic index of Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend would be similar to that of sugar because it contains sugar. However, recipes in which Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend replaces sugar may have a lower glycemic load depending on the other ingredients in the recipe and how the recipe is adjusted.


Will Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend make me gain/lose weight? [Link]

Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend contains calories because it contains sugar. When used to replace sugar in recipes, the recipe will contain fewer calories from sugar. However, Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend is not a weight loss or weight gain product.


Is Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend safe for consumption? [Link]

Yes. Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend is safe for consumption.


Is Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend safe for children? [Link]

Yes. Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend is safe for adults and children.


Will Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend cause tooth decay? [Link]

Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend contains sugar. However, recipes made with Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend will have less sugar than recipes made with sugar.


Does Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend contain GMO? Is it genetically modified? [Link]

No. Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend is certified Non-GMO by NSF’s True North Program. Visit their site for more information.


Is Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend gluten-free? [Link]

Yes. Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend is gluten-free.


Is Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend made with monosodium glutamate or MSG? [Link]

No. Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend is MSG-free.


Is Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend kosher? [Link]

Yes. Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend is PARVE.


Is Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend produced in a sustainable manner? [Link]

The Truvía® brand is committed to high standards of corporate social responsibility. Commercially, the strategy for stevia leaf extract is underpinned by a series of core principles, which guide our operations. These include operating with sensitivity to the social and environmental impacts of our business. Please see our sustainability page for more information.


What forms of Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend are available? [Link]

Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend is available in a 1.75 lb. bag similar to sugar.


What is the shelf life of Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend? [Link]

Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend may clump or cake if stored in high humidity for an extended period of time. It is easily returned to a free-flowing state by shaking or squeezing the bag to break apart any clumps.


Can I cook/bake with Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend? [Link]

Yes. Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend has been developed for use in most baked goods where sugar provides important functionality beyond sweetness, such as texture, moistness, volume and browning. Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend provides 25% fewer calories per serving compared to using just sugar.


Can I bake yeast breads with Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend? [Link]

Yes. Breads made with yeast will rise when sweetened with Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend.


Where can I buy Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend? [Link]

Click here to find where Truvía® Baker’s Bag Cane Sugar Blend can be purchased.

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