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How To Make Your Own Liquid Stevia Sweetener

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Make your own stevia sweetener to add by the drop. This is a simple way to have all the sweetener you will ever need.
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: 10 minutes

Here's How:

  1. Place one teaspoon of stevia powder in coffee filter
  2. Place coffee filter into heat proof coffee mug.
  3. Pour boiled water over stevia powder.
  4. Allow to steep for 5 minutes.
  5. Remove coffee filter containing stevia powder.
  6. Allow sweet liquid to cool.
  7. Place in bottle with a dropper.
  8. Use by the drop, stevia is extremely sweet.
  9. Make more every week.

Tips:

  1. Do not squeeze filter to remove every bit of water. This adds bitterness.
  2. Steeping for a longer time may add a bitter aftertaste.
  3. Stevia should be used by the drop. Taste after each drop to not over do it.

What You Need

  • Powdered stevia leaves
  • Unbleached coffee filter
  • Coffee mug
  • Boiling hot water
  • Dropper bottle
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