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I’ve never used stevia in cooking before and am wondering if there is any difference to the end result? Is there trick to using it? Thanks for any advice.


Posted anonymously, 10th June 2014


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  • I have never tried stevia,sound’s interesting!


  • I’ve tried stevia but have not purchased it for home use.


  • I have successfully swapped for my tea and coffee. I think like 1/4 of a teaspoon of stevia is 1tsp of sugar. It is an expensive way to cook with the containers of sugar being around the $8 mark. It does have an after taste that you need to get use to. I have not tried baking with it but I have heard from others it’s successfull


  • It’s pretty much like sugar, just way healthier. Might take some experimental time to work out your tastebuds, but once you’ve done that, cruising


  • I prefer the taste of sugar.


  • I am glad that I came across this post. I have been thinking of trying stevia. Thanks ladies; I think I will stick with normal sugar or honey.


  • I have tried Stevia once but don’t like the taste of it.


  • I would stay away from all artificial sweetners they are all so bad for your health and in the long run worse than sugar. Sugar isnt the enemy in moderation.


  • I have used Stevia but don’t like the taste, I’d rather use raw sugar and treat myself on rare occasions.


  • Yes on my website A Healthy View we have a stevia conversion chart for those mums who are new to moving to stevia. You might be interested in http://www.myfamilywellness.com.au too.


  • I prefer natural sugar to stevia and other artificial sweeteners. I think that, in the long run, natural sugar is probably more healthier for you.


  • There will be no difference in the end result except for the taste. I find stevia to have a funny after taste that I don’t like. Definitely try honey or agave nectar if you’re looking for a natural sweetner :)


  • i use honey. haven’t use stevia yet….i am not that brave really. dont know how it tastes like


  • I would opt for raw honey/ organic maple syrup or agave nectar as a sweetener before turning to Stevia.


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