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Stevia leaves in place of sugar

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MrsJonesey Jun 21, 2012 07:22 AM

Has anyone used fresh stevia leaves to make granita or other non-cooked desserts?

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    ferret RE: MrsJonesey Jun 21, 2012 07:28 AM

    We have a few plants going in a large planter on our deck (along with several varieties of herbs) and use the leaves muddled* in drinks. Not a pronounced sweetness but it gets the job done.

    *Steeping the leaves alone doesn't extract much but breaking them up works nicely.

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      MrsJonesey RE: ferret Jun 21, 2012 05:31 PM

      That's good to know. Thanks.

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