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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Rhubarb Cake

Sweet Jesus! this cake is absolutely divine! 

Ok, maybe you couldn’t readily imagine being bowled over by a sponge with some rhubarb in it, but take it from me, this is the most delightful, delectable treat. It’s so light and moist and melty. 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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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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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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Courgette and Walnut Loaf

Don’t let this humble little tea bread fool you, it will melt your heart and tum. It’s so light, soft and moreish, you’re going to need solid self-restraint not to scoff the lot. Read more

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