Zing Baking Blend

Born Sweet Zing™ Baking Blend FAQs

Q: Why use Born Sweet Zing™ Baking Blend for cooking and baking?

A: With only 5 calories per 1/2 teaspoon serving, Born Sweet Zing™ Baking Blend bakes and browns like sugar for delicious, golden-brown cakes and cookies that are made with fewer calories and carbohydrate. Stevia leaf extract is more intensely sweet than sugar. When using Born Sweet Zing™ Baking Blend in your recipes, cut in half the amount of sugar called for in your recipe. For example, when a recipe calls for 1 cup of sugar, swap it for 1/2 cup of Born Sweet Zing™ Baking Blend.

 

Q: How do I make my favorite recipes with Born Sweet Zing™ Baking Blend?

A: You can easily use Born Sweet Zing™ Baking Blend in recipes by replacing the sugar with half as much of the sweetener.

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Q: What causes the difference in baked goods made with sugar compared to those baked with Born Sweet Zing™ Baking Blend?

A: Baking is a real science! Sugar serves as a binding agent in recipes. Since you are reducing the sugar by half when using Born Sweet Zing™ Baking Blend, you may need to make a few adjustments to the other ingredients called for in your recipe.

 

Tips for better baking:

  • Flavors that work well with this product: chocolate, cinnamon, fresh fruits like bananas, oranges, apples, peaches and pears.
  • Dried fruits like raisins, cranberries and cherries impart delicious flavor and chewy texture.
  • Nuts add moisture as well as flavor and are always a great addition to recipes.
  • Flavors to avoid are lemon, lime, pineapple and mint.
     


Tips to help add moisture in baked goods:

  • Increase the size of the baking pan to decrease the baking time.
  • Reduce the oven temperature by 25°.
  • Add an additional egg yolk to the recipe.
  • Instead of butter, use oil, margarine or vegetable shortening, or a combination of the three.
  • Increase the liquid content of the recipe slightly, no more than 1/4 cup.