iHerb Customer Reviews
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More Nutritious Brown Suger Substitute
Posted by Reviewer2619724 on Dec 30, 2012
A nice product but be aware that it is not white in color as you might expect from coconut meat so does not replace white sugar. It is produced from the flower part of the palm and is brown, very close to date sugar in taste, with the same sort of grainy texture. A good product nevertheless.
Posted by 4711883003752928730 on Oct 11, 2013
I prefer this to regular sugar now. It has a more complex flavor and isn't as sickly sweet. As it says you can substitute 1:1 but I haven't tried it myself. Not being as sweet adjustments might have to be made. It is delicious on cereal or porridge though and only the tiniest sprinkling is needed.
Posted by LoveLife on Mar 21, 2013
The taste is amazing. It gives such a pleasant caramel flavor! I enjoy my morning coffees more now. No kidding, a natural coffee with a caramel taste is what sets my mood for the day!
Posted by Reviewer1430941 on Feb 12, 2015
I have never been partial to the taste of cane sugar. I have tried to find a sweetener that I love. Maple syrup and honey taste better to me than cane sugar, but this beats them all. It is a really "gentle" flavor and the most delicious sweetener I have ever tried. Wish I had discovered this years ago, and love that it is much lower on the glycemic index than all the above as well.
Posted by 5106584104797104015 on Dec 20, 2012
godt alternativt til sunnere sukker
Great product, convenient form of Gula Melaka
Posted by junejuniadin on Apr 06, 2014
Coconut sugar has been a staple in Malay cooking/baking and is known as gula melaka. However, gula melaka usually comes in chunky blocks which requires shaving. So this coconut sugar is a more convenient form to use, although I have to say the aroma is not as strongly sweet as gula melaka. Still, to be used as a substitute for white sugar, this is a great product~
Pretty good in taste
Posted by 4709486082225935095 on Nov 18, 2013
but I guess this one is not as nutritious as the Wholesome one. I use this one to brew my water kefir grains. WK grains grow sooooo big and some even swim in the Wholesome with water, but in this one they are not so big and active.
Posted by 5647406475633848847 on Jan 29, 2014
Good substitute for white sugar. Can't taste the difference in baked goods.
Posted by 5108891844905416969 on Mar 04, 2014
Simplemente la adoro, pero en general adoro todo lo que provenga del coco jijiji. Excelente producto.
Posted by MissGreen on Apr 13, 2014
Perfect for chocolate cakes or anything that can do with an added slightly caramel-y flavour.