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: Cupcakes and Muffins


Spiced Apple Muffins

Watch out! These little cakes are where apples get sexy. Imagine - baked apple pieces in a sumptuous cake mix, imbued with gorgeous spices. With rich syrup and chopped pecans drizzled over the top. It can all get a bit steamy and out of control. Read more
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Fairy Cakes

Anyone remember these from your birthday parties when you were a tiddler? I think the last time I made some was probably as teenager on Sunday afternoons. I used to love that a fat pocket of sumptuous icing (the best part), sat right in the middle of these cakes – rather than perching prissily on the top. That way you got a gorgeous dollop of cream with every cakey mouthful. Read more

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Rosemary and Orange Cake

A lovely friend of mine inspires me from time to time with interesting cake recipe he finds. He sends them to see if I can adapt them to make a zero/low sugar version. The latest he sent was a recipe from Yotam Ottolenghi for a beautiful orange and fresh rosemary cake. What an unusual and intriguing flavour combination! How could I resist? Read more

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Blueberry Muffins

One of the most wonderful things about muffins is that they give us full licence to eat cake for breakfast. What more compelling reason could there be for getting out of bed?  Particularly when they’re a classic blueberry and cake sponge combo and they’re as low in sugars and carbohydrates as these boys. Read more

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