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Looking for sugar free cake recipes? These recipes contain no added sucrose yet taste awesome and are so light and fluffy. Your friends won't believe they are sugar free! Dextrose makes cakes taste so much better than artificial sweeteners: no icky after-taste!
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I've been experimenting with a few cake recipes using dextrose to find out if my
favourites can all be converted easily to this wonderful sweetener. In most
cases it is a roaring success. Dextrose makes baked products light and fluffy
which is ideal for cakes and muffins. A dextrose cake should not be dry or
flavourless - if it is you have done something wrong! Overbaking is the main
cause of a dry cake. Dextrose needs to be baked at a lower temperature than
sugar. Usually about 10 degrees lower will be perfect.
This sugar free cake recipe below produces a simple tea cake that is
incredibly fluffy and light. It tastes lovely made with apple or pear slices for
a lightweight cake to have with your morning cup of tea (hence the name "tea
You may prefer to start with a classic chocolate cake. My family adores chocolate in all its forms, so I have made a few variations on the chocolate theme with dextrose.
I have always been a fan of fruit loaf and fruit breads of all kinds. This date and walnut loaf reminds me of my childhood. Mum would serve it cool with thick butter or toasted with the butter melted in .... Mmmmm. She inherited some "proper" round loaf tins that give this recipe an added magic. Unfortunately, I don't have any myself. A rectangular bread loaf tin does the trick instead.
In the lead-up to Christmas I decided to try a portion-controlled Christmas cake by baking it in cupcake papers. This drastically shortens the cooking time too! It worked out rather well - why don't you try it here.
My sugarfree cupcake recipe is very adaptable for kids parties or portion controlled cakes. Chocolate, vanilla or apple flavours.
Homemade sugar free ice cream is easy and delicious! Try out these recipes on your family and see if they can tell the difference...
Cookies are easy to make at home with dextrose. Try Golden Oat cookies, Anzac biscuits, Jam Drops and shortbreads. Don't forget the gingerbread men!
These easy and sugar free desserts are simple enough for any night but special enough for a treat!
Pancakes, custards, puddings and sweet potato pie. Yum Yum!