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

The recipes are aim to be as low carb as possible too so they are all grain and gluten free – (except for one rogue cake that slipped in!).

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Tags: Comfort Puds


Egg Custard Tart

I’ve been on a cakespirit quest recently - in search of a delicious, minimal-fuss, low-carb equivalent of shortcrust pastry.   The hope has been that a world of pudding, closed to me since the day I stopped eating sugar and high carb food, would re-open…... Namely, the wonderful world of SWEET TARTS! Read more
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Cranberry Slice

Here’s cheery nod to Christmas – especially if you’re girding your loins for the festive sugar onslaught that’s steamrollering our way. This recipe offers a much calmer, kinder alternative for your body. It’s easy to prepare - and it tastes bloody great. Win win, I’d say. Read more

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Steamed Toffee Pud

Here’s the third in the steamed pud series. You may have noticed - I’ve fallen completely and hopelessly in love with steamed pudding recently. Where has it been all my life? And like many of us, I’m totally besotted with anything toffee flavoured too. But it’s taken a while on this zero/low sugar baking trip to learn to replicate the flavour. Read more

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Chocolate Steamed Pud

Fancy a wee trip down memory lane? I recently re-discovered the delights of the steamed pud after being estranged from it for decades. Now I’m making up for lost time. This is a great lockdown pud. A real heart and tum gladdener. When you steam a sponge mixture gently and slowly for a long time, something wonderful happens to it. Flavours meld and the consistency becomes smooth and so, so comforting. Read more

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Blueberry Pudding

If lifestyle and circumstances don’t normally allow you time to reap the pleasures of low sugar home baking, the Corona Virus lockdown could be the perfect opportunity to blow the dust off your mixing bowl and baking tin and give it a go. Read more

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