Baking just got a little healthier! The Monk Fruit In The Raw Baker’s Bag measures cup for cup, just like sugar and can be used to replace all of the sugar in beverages, sauces, and dressings.
For baked goods, it is recommended to only replace half of the amount of sugar with Monk Fruit In The Raw for best results. Try to substitute half of the sugar in your favorite baking recipes with Monk Fruit In The Raw or visit InTheRaw.com for recipe ideas. Be sure to sample your delicious baked goods and share your thoughts below.
Just the facts
- Monk Fruit In The Raw is a wholesome, zero-calorie sweetener made from real monk fruit, a vine-ripened fruit that is native to Asia.
- Monk fruit, known as luo han guo in Asia, was first harvested in the 13th century by Arhats, or “Enlightened Ones,” which translates to Monks in English.
- The sweet and delicious extract from monk fruit is blended with other sweeteners to create the perfect balance of sweet.
- Monk Fruit In The Raw is naturally vegan, kosher, and gluten-free, and does not contain any added table sugar, sugar alcohols, or molasses.
- Conscious, rejoice! Monk Fruit In The Raw has the closest taste to sugar of any non-caloric sweetener, and has the least amount of aftertaste.
- One pack of Monk Fruit In The Raw is about as sweet as two teaspoons of sugar.
- One box of Monk Fruit In The Raw (40ct packets) retails for $3.49, and the Monk Fruit In The Raw Bakers Bag retails for $6.99. Price may vary based on the retailer.
It’s been really chilly the past few days here in So Cal. To stay warm I’ve been drinking a lot of tea. I put a teaspoon of Monk Fruit In The Raw in my tea and topped it off with a splash of milk. Yum what a delicious treat!
The following day I tested Monk Fruit In The Raw in a Pumpkin Cake recipe.
It was so moist and delicious I just had to share the recipe. Enjoy!
- 15 oz can 100% pumpkin
- 1 1/2 cups Monk Fruit In The Raw (or 3 cups white sugar)
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 4 eggs
- 3 1/3 cup flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp nutmeg
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- 3/4 tsp ground cloves
- 1 tsp salt
- Mix ingredients together with a mixer.
- Bake 350 for 45-55 minutes.
This post was written as part of my participation in the Moms Meet program. While Monk Fruit In The Raw provided me materials and necessary resources to complete various activities, the thoughts and statements in this post are my own.