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Are there any natural sweeteners that work well with coffee?

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I am curious about different natural sweetener options that might mix well with coffee. I know about stevia but it gives the coffee a different flavor. Is there anything besides stevia that I'm not aware of? My apologies, I meant natural non-sugar alternatives, I should have specified that.

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Xylitol works really well as an alternative to sugar. I've made two coffee's, one with sugar and one with Xylitol, to taste test, and could only just tell the difference. No funny after tastes like many other alternative sweeteners.

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Here is one Monkfruit! I find this sugar replacement to be very tasty without the negatives of stevia. It's expensive, but one of the best options if you are looking to be healthy.

Lakanto Monkfruit Sweetener


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Are there any natural sweeteners that work well with coffee?

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I am curious about different natural sweetener options that might mix well with coffee. I know about stevia but it gives the coffee a different flavor. Is there anything besides stevia that I'm not aware of? My apologies, I meant natural non-sugar alternatives, I should have specified that.


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Xylitol works really well as an alternative to sugar. I've made two coffee's, one with sugar and one with Xylitol, to taste test, and could only just tell the difference. No funny after tastes like many other alternative sweeteners.

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where do you get xylitol? - Ada Lovelace Nov 15 '16 at 19:19

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