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Does anyone have experience using Truvia? The store where I shop just started carrying this brand. I'm wondering how the carb count is since it contains erythritol for the first ingredient? Can it be substituted for sugar successfully?
 

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I find I can't go by recipe quantities for the sweet since my taste buds have changed and do everything to taste.
 

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No Truvia yet in the UK, although there are rumours it may be on the way in a few months. I hope so, I am really not a Splenda fan.
 

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I use erythitol in baking and use about 1/3-1/2 the sugar a recipe calls for. But I don't like things overly sweet. I will usually throw in a few packets of stevia.
 

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I use erythitol in baking and use about 1/3-1/2 the sugar a recipe calls for. But I don't like things overly sweet. I will usually throw in a few packets of stevia.
Similar. When I made a crust-less pumpkin pie, I used Truvia in place of sugar, and used 1/2 of what the recipe called for. The Truvia sort of changed the texture -- the pie was spongier somehow -- but it was still yummy.
 
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