5 Tips & Tricks for Spring Baking With Less Sugar

Consider Truvía® to be your go-to ingredient for seasonal sweetening. Swap Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend or Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend into your favorite dishes to maintain the sugar-like taste and texture in your favorite recipes with 75% fewer calories from sugar.

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1. Use Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend in Your Favorite Recipes 

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A blend of stevia sweetener and cane sugar, Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend helps reduce calories from sugar by 75% in your recipes. Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend was specially made for baked goods, where sugar provides important functionality beyond sweetness, such as for texture, moistness, volume and browning. The great thing about Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend is that it allows you to reduce calories from sugar and maintain the taste and appearance you expect in your favorite baked treats.

2. Use Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend for Added Flavor With Less Sugar

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Similar to Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend, Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend helps you reduce calories from brown sugar by 75% in your recipes that call for brown sugar as an ingredient. A blend of stevia sweetener and brown sugar, Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend ensures your favorite baked goods maintain the same texture, moistness, volume and browning you expect, all while reducing calories from brown sugar.

3. Print a Conversion Chart to Help You Swap Sugar For Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend and Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend

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Because you use half as much Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend and Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend as you do sugar or brown sugar in recipes, it’s helpful to have conversion charts on hand for optimal performance. Print one of our free conversion charts, and keep it handy in your pantry to ensure swap successes every time.

4. Review Our Baking Tips 

In most recipes, you’ll see great results by simply replacing sugar or brown sugar with the appropriate amount of Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend or Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend; you do not need to modify anything else in your recipe. In case your recipe does not turn out as well as you would like, consider these two tips: 

  • Include or add baking soda to your baked good recipes (especially cakes and muffins) when replacing sugar with Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend or Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend to increase volume and browning. Generally ¼ to ½ teaspoon will be sufficient.
  • Compensate for any lost volume by using a slightly smaller pan or replacing some of the shortening or butter with vegetable oil. 

5. Try a New Recipe

Get started using Truvía® Sugar Blends with one of these sweet recipes sure to delight all of your guests.