un·​sweet·​ened | \ ˌən-ˈswē-tᵊnd How to pronounce unsweetened (audio) \

Definition of unsweetened

: not containing added sugar : not sweetened unsweetened baking chocolate

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Recent Examples on the Web Grape juice naturally comes to mind as the alcohol-free alternative to wine but even unsweetened varieties skew sweet. Washington Post, "How to substitute for alcohol in cooking and baking," 23 Dec. 2020 There’s more information in these two flow charts (the complete guide to making nut and seed butters/how to develop flavor in unsweetened coconut) than there is in many entire cookbooks. Beth Segal, cleveland, "‘The Flavor Equation’ by Nik Sharma sums up taste with style and science," 1 Dec. 2020 Stir unsweetened cocoa, cinnamon, and chocolate chips into remaining batter. Dawn Perry, Country Living, "Chocolate-Cinnamon Marble Bread," 13 Dec. 2020 One of the simplest (and most efficient) ways to cut back in general is to replace them with calorie-free water, seltzer, unsweetened coffee and tea, and the occasional diet soda. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "How to Lose 20 Pounds and Keep It Off for Good, According to Experts," 17 Nov. 2020 Instead of soda or sports drinks, make unsweetened fruit teas (hot or iced), sip sparkling water, or add fresh fruit or herbs to still or bubbly H20 for flavor. Alyssa Jung, Good Housekeeping, "All of the Nutritional Facts You Need to Know About Sugar," 9 Nov. 2020 On its own, one medium apple harbors only 19 grams of sugar, whereas a cup of unsweetened apple juice has about 24. Jordan Davidson, Good Housekeeping, "The 10 Healthiest Low-Sugar Fruits You Should Be Eating," 13 Oct. 2020 Directions: To make horchata syrup, combine 1 cup unsweetened soy milk, 8 cinnamon sticks, and ½ cup sugar. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, "These Are the Best Spirits and Cocktails to Try This Fall," 24 Oct. 2020 Touting its use of non-GMO ingredients and cage-free eggs, Ojai Cook is another unsweetened mayo with a distinct tang from the addition of mustard. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "The best mayonnaises you can buy (a nostalgia-proof taste test)," 23 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of unsweetened

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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11 Jan 2021

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“Unsweetened.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsweetened. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unsweetened

: not having sugar added : not sweetened

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