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Organic Coconut Flower Sugar AMRITA, 400 g

Organic Coconut Flower Sugar AMRITA, 400 g

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Organic coconut flower sugar is an unrefined, loose sugar with a light brown color and a distinctive taste.

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Code: AE-KOMC-400

Certificates:

LT-EKO-001
Non EU Agriculture

Description

Coconut flower sugar, also known as coconut sugar or palm sugar, is a natural sweetener obtained from the sap of coconut flowers. It is a popular alternative to refined sugar and is often considered a healthier choice due to its lower glycemic index and higher nutrient content.

Production process:

Coconut flower sugar is made by collecting the sap or nectar from coconut palm blossoms. The process involves a small amount of sap collected in the flower buds, which is then heated and evaporated to create a thick syrup. This syrup is then cooled and solidified before being ground into granulated or powdered sugar. This is how coconut sugar is produced.

Features:

Coconut blossom sugar has a distinctive flavor and a rich, caramel flavor similar to brown sugar or molasses. The color can vary from light to dark brown, depending on the processing and degree of caramelization. It usually comes in granule or powder form and can be used in a one-to-one ratio to replace regular sugar in recipes.

Health:

Coconut sugar is often used as a healthier sweetener compared to refined sugar for the following reasons:

1. Lower Glycemic Index (GI): Coconut flower sugar has a lower glycemic index compared to table sugar, meaning blood sugar rises more slowly and steadily.
2. Nutrient content: It contains small amounts of nutrients such as iron, zinc, potassium and some antioxidants, unlike refined sugars, which have no nutritional value.
3. Less Processed: Coconut flower sugar is less processed compared to refined sugar. Coconut blossom juice undergoes the minimum necessary process to become sugar.
4. No Artificial Additives: Usually produced without the use of artificial additives or chemicals.

However, while coconut flower sugar has some potential benefits over refined sugar, it is still a source of calories and should be consumed in moderation. It is a good choice for those looking for alternatives to traditional sweeteners, especially those looking for natural and less processed options.
Store in a dry, cool, airtight place.
Manufacturer: UAB AMRITA
Country of origin: Non-EU.

Ingredients

Ingredients: organic coconut flower sugar derived from coconut palm flowers. 

Packaged in an environment that handles nuts, sesame seeds, soy and gluten-containing products.

Nutritional value

Nutritional values per 100 g

Energy 1622 kJ/ 382 kcal             
Fat 0 g
    - of which saturates            0 g
Carbohydrates 94 g
    - of which sugars 83 g
Fiber                 2.1 g
Protein 1.1 g
Salt 0.7 g

Usage

Coconut flower sugar, also known as coconut palm sugar or simply coconut sugar, is a natural sweetener derived from the sap of the coconut palm. Its lower glycemic index and higher nutrient content have made it popular as a healthier alternative to refined sugar.

Here's how we recommend using coconut flower sugar:

1. A regular sugar substitute: Coconut sugar can be used as a direct substitute for regular white or brown sugar in many recipes. It has a similar level of sweetness, so you can usually use it in a 1:1 ratio. Remember that coconut sugar has a mild caramel flavor that can enhance the flavor of your dishes.

2. Baked goods: You can use coconut blossom sugar in baking cakes, cookies, muffins and other baked goods. Just substitute it for granulated sugar in the recipe. Caramel flavor can give your baked goods a unique taste.

3. Beverages: Coconut sugar can be dissolved in hot or cold beverages such as tea, coffee or smoothies. Stir until completely dissolved, adjusting the amount to your desired level of sweetness.

4. Oatmeal and Porridge: Sprinkle coconut sugar over oatmeal, porridge or yogurt for added sweetness and flavor.

5. Sauces and Marinades: Coconut sugar can be used to sweeten marinades and sauces. This is especially true in Asia-inspired dishes.

6. Dessert Toppings: Use coconut blossom sugar as a topping for desserts such as fruit salads, ice creams and puddings.

7. Homemade Granola and Energy Bars: When making your own granola or energy bars, replace regular sugar with coconut sugar for a more nutritious meal.

8. Preserves and Jams: You can use coconut sugar as a sweetener for homemade preserves and jams.
9. Caramelization: Due to its caramel flavor, coconut blossom sugar is perfect for caramelizing vegetables or meat.

Note that coconut sugar can be slightly darker in color than traditional sugar, which can affect the appearance of your dishes. Also, while coconut sugar is considered a better alternative to refined sugar, it is still sugar and should be consumed in moderation as part of a balanced diet.

Experiment with coconut flower sugar in different recipes to find out how best to adapt the product to your daily needs.

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Organic Coconut Flower Sugar AMRITA, 400 g

Organic Coconut Flower Sugar AMRITA, 400 g

Organic coconut flower sugar is an unrefined, loose sugar with a light brown color and a distinctive taste.