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Cooking and Baking Sugar Blend

Tips for Adapting your Favorite Recipes with SPLENDA® Sugar Blend

SPLENDA® Sugar Blend is a mix of pure sugar (sucrose) and SPLENDA® Brand Sweetener (sucralose). It provides functional properties for your baked goods - such as browning, volume, texture and moisture retention – but with only half the calories and carbohydrate of sugar. It works well in recipes such as layer cakes, brownies and confections. Simply substitute half a cup of SPLENDA® Sugar Blend for every full cup of sugar required in a recipe

You can also use SPLENDA® Sugar Blend in beverages, on cereal and fruit, and elsewhere you might use sugar.

Our kitchen has developed dozens of delicious recipes you can find here. Our recipes are all developed for optimal results and require no modification. Should you wish to adapt your own favorite recipes, the following tips may be helpful.

Substitution

When substituting SPLENDA® Sugar Blend for sugar in recipes, use half the amount of SPLENDA® Sugar Blend as you would sugar. Remember, one-half cup of SPLENDA® Sugar Blend has the sweetness of 1 cup of sugar.

Chocolate or Butter

When combining SPLENDA® Sugar Blend into melted chocolate or butter, a few teaspoons of milk will help maintain a smooth texture.

Cakes

Combine all dry ingredients together in a large mixing bowl. Cut the fat into the dry ingredients before adding the liquid ingredients. This will reduce the amount and appearance of air tunnels found in the cake after baking. Also, when baking cakes, switching from 9" round pans to 8" round pans with 2" sides will help achieve a better rise.

Yeast Breads

Yeast breads rise well with SPLENDA® Sugar Blend. There is enough sugar present to feed the yeast, speed up fermentation, and aid in the browning of the bread.

Caramel Sauces

When heating SPLENDA® Sugar Blend on its own in order to melt or caramelize, it will dissolve more readily with the addition of a small amount of water. Saucepan caramelization happens more quickly with this product compared to regular sugar, so watch the process carefully to prevent overheating or burning.

Cookies and Spread

Cookies may spread less when using SPLENDA® Sugar Blend. To help achieve a better spread, press and flatten the dough gently with your fingertips or a fork.

Storage

Baked goods made with SPLENDA® Sugar Blend will stay fresh for 24 hours, when stored in an airtight container at room temperature. If you wish to keep your baked goods longer, wrap well and freeze.

 

Sweet Cheat Sheet

SUGAR: SPLENDA® “CUP FOR CUP” SPLENDA® SUGAR BLEND “HALF AS MUCH”
¼ cup ¼ cup 1/8 cup (2 tablespoons or 6 teaspoons)
1/3 cup 1/3 cup 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp (or 8 teaspoons)
½ cup ½ cup ¼ cup (or 4 Tbsp. or 12 tsp.)
2/3 cup 2/3 cup 1/3 cup (or 5 Tbsp + 1 tsp, or 16 tsp.)
¾ cup ¾ cup 6 Tbsp (or 18 tsp.)
1 cup 1 cup ½ cup

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