All the recipes in this blog are free from refined sugar and use either zero or low sugar natural sweeteners. 

These include xylitol, stevia and yacon syrup - demonstrating that it's possible to enjoy sweet goodies without raising your sugar levels.

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Yay!  Summer is here!  Time for ice-cream!

......or is it? Read more

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Victoria Sandwich Cake

If you’re looking for full throttle cake sumptuousness, you can't really beat a Victoria Sandwich, can you?

And this cake wins hands down. Read more

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Raspberry (and ssshh!....parsnip)cake

I’m imagining that parsnips probably aren’t the first ingredient you’d reach for whenever the urge takes you to make a cake. Nor even the third, fourth or fifth. But let me invite you to consider the possibility.

This raspberry sponge is so delicious, so delightfully light, so sinfully moist and more-ish – and its due, in great part, to the addition of the humble parsnip. Read more

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Toffee Banana Cake

My New Year’s resolution this year is to find new ways of adding vegetables to my low sugar cakey treats.
It's an interesting undertaking (to me anyway) and already, a deliciously moist and light-sponged world is opening up. Read more

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Is there such a thing as zero/low sugar mince pies?

No – is probably the short answer. But I’ve had a bash at making a much-reduced sugar version. It’s Christmas, it’s another month of lockdowns and Brexit is just around the corner. I’m up for loosening my corset a little and indulging in a seasonal sweet treat. How about you? Read more

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