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When The Recipe Weekly first came live on the net in 2012, I received a message from someone asking for recipes using “Maltitol sweetener” It took me several months while getting situated on the WWW, but I gathered links from various writers, bloggers, recipe sites and forums on the Internet so that folks can read about Maltitol and make their own choices on to use or not to use, and recipes to try or not. I do not endorse the sweetener, a particular brand, or any of the websites or blogs I am including. However, I do feel that an ‘informed consumer is the best consumer.’

Browse the link references I’ve included below:

1.) Information on Maltitol Sweetener:
http://www.ehow.com/facts_7208518_maltitol-sweetener_.html

2.) Baking with Maltitol:
http://www.cheftalk.com/t/9436/baking-with-maltitol

3.) Maltitol: Just Say No
Why Maltitol is Often More Trouble Than It’s Worth http://lowcarbdiets.about.com/od/nutrition/a/maltitol.htm

4.) What is Maltitol? http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-maltitol.htm

5.) Maltitol Recipes

Food.com | Sugar-Free Chocolate Cake With Chocolate Buttercream Icing 

http://www.food.com/recipe/sugar-free-chocolate-cake-with-chocolate-buttercream-icing-195758

Food.com | Sugar Free Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

http://www.food.com/recipe/sugar-free-easy-chocolate-peanut-butter-fudge-442831

Food.com | Low Sug Italian Almond Cookies

http://www.food.com/recipe/low-sug-italian-almond-cookies-400506

Recipe Source: http://www.food.com

6.) Where to buy

Amazon.com: Joseph’s Maltitol Sweetener Syrup 12.oz

What is Maltitol and  Cooking With Maltitol Sweetener

Maltitol is a sugar substitute – used by diabetics and for those people who want less sugar. Maltitol is often touted as a low-calorie sugar substitute; and considered a “sugar” by low-carbers.

Cooking with Maltitol is not an easy task from all the blogs and forums I have been reading.  The syrup can be used to sweeten coffee, tea, and other drinks you would normally sweeten with sugar. You can also supposedly use the syrup in place of corn syrup in recipes, baking with the crystals.

I personally have not used the maltitol syrup, crystals or powder in cooking or baking. I use Organic cane sugar, pure honey, and maple syrup in sweetening any recipes I make.However, I am not a diabetic…just the same, wherever I can, I lighten up on the sugar amount in recipes that I make for a lower-carb recipe.

Enjoy! Now go cook!

-Virginia Wright

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Editorial reviews, opinions and posts are written by the author of this site (Virginia Wright) unless otherwise noted.  Link references are checked by me and provided for an external source of reference  and entertainment purpose only. Please investigate and check all sources on your own for your own benefit. Information on this blog is not meant to treat or diagnose. I am an author, not a physician. -Virginia Wright

 

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