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Old 08-31-2009, 08:39 AM   #1
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Erythritol - powder or crystals?

Do these both work the same in recipes? If not, which do you prefer for baking? I'd like to order some but want to make sure there's no difference or if there is, that I get the one best for baking.

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Old 08-31-2009, 10:09 AM   #2
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I like the granulated (crystals) for baking. I tried the powder but it doesn't measure the same and I'm too lazy to do the math.
The powder is good for sprinkling/garnishing though.
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Old 08-31-2009, 11:52 AM   #3
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I buy granular and powder my own. It doesn't measure the same, so you have to see what your grinder does. Mine changes 1/4 cup granular to 1/3 cup powdered.
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Old 08-31-2009, 02:13 PM   #4
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I have used both and prefer the powdered. The powdered does get clumpy and doesn't disolve good so I still have to whirl it in a coffee grinder but not as long as the granular.

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Old 08-31-2009, 02:15 PM   #5
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Powdered erythritol all the way!
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Old 08-31-2009, 03:30 PM   #6
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Do these both work the same in recipes? If not, which do you prefer for baking? I'd like to order some but want to make sure there's no difference or if there is, that I get the one best for baking.

Thanks!

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I like the powder a lot more, cookin. Disssolves easier. You do have to use a little more though but it's just easier for me to cook with.
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Old 08-31-2009, 06:28 PM   #7
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I'm lazy, I love the powder.
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Old 08-31-2009, 08:44 PM   #8
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Okay, powder it is! I'll try it and see how the blood sugar handles it. I really wish I could get a very small amount to try a couple of times but since that isn't available I'll bite the bullet and buy the larger amount.

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Old 09-01-2009, 12:00 AM   #9
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I use both and each have it's advantages depending on the procedure of the recipe you are making just like that of granular and powered sugar.
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Old 09-01-2009, 03:23 PM   #10
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Kevin - that new pic of the grandbaby is so sweet, she sure looks like a happy girl! This is the first time I've seen it. Off topic - sorry guys.
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