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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Rasmalai Cake

Fancy something a bit different with your cuppa? This gorgeous little sweet treat is based on a traditional Indian recipe. Interestingly though, its refined, fragrant flavours and soft, delicate texture make it seem a quintessential English teashop cake. Read more

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Apricot and Almond Cake

I don’t know about you, but a cake recipe that involves little more than lobbing everything into a food processor and pressing the ON button – always gets my vote.
Until the happy day comes when bakers and retailers start catering for people on low sugar diets, keeping off sugar basically requires either a spiritual conversion to full-time savoury or a commitment make each sweet treat that passes your lips yourself. Read more

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Millionaire's Slice

In my previous life, when I was wolfing down sugary treats on a regular basis, the thought of a Millionaire’s slice - shortbread, covered in thick caramel squidge, topped off with a fat dollop of chocolate – was often a compelling one. Read more

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Turmeric and Coconut Ice-cream

Here’s an interesting little recipe to blow a cool breeze across your bow on a hot Summer’s day. This vegan ice-cream’s a seductive collision of exotic warming spices - ginger, turmeric and cardamon with chilled creamy coconut.  Read more

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Chocolate Babka

This is a bit of a wide ball. It contains wheat flour for a start…. Eek!   
AND….it’s got a tiny teaspoon of molasses in it… What???? Read more

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