Chocolate cloud cupcakes

It is fair to say that Alice and I are both chocoholics. I do already have a fairly good diabetic-friendly chocolate cake recipe within my repertoire, but I stumbled across a recipe that was meringue-based, and felt it was intriguing enough to give it a go. An additional diabetes-friendly-plus with this recipe is that it […]

Sticky toffee pudding

I decided to have a go at adapting a sticky toffee pudding recipe, as in my humble opinion, sticky toffee pudding is one of the most superior puddings ever invented. I am aware that this may be a contentious statement, and I would be very happy to read your thoughts/comments and receive votes for alternative […]

Chocolate chip muffins

Alice requested a post-school day bake session yesterday, a request which I was most delighted to oblige! I’ve been meaning to try a nut-flour-based bake for a while, with a view to reducing the glycaemic load of my baked goodies. However, like most of us, I am not immune to feeling a little reluctant to […]

Chocolate cupcakes

If you, like myself and my daughter, are choc-a-holics, then a chocolate cake is likely your go-to cake of choice. Turning this into cupcake-format means that there is an imposed portion limit, which, at least in my case, is welcome! And so Alice and I did a collaborative chocolate cupcake bake this morning. The recipe […]

Vanilla cupcakes

Sometimes in life, it is satisfying just to do the simple things well. So this afternoon, Alice and I decided to try baking and decorating a batch of humble vanilla cupcakes, with a diabetic-friendly twist of course! We used my ever-reliable vanilla cupcake recipe, but with a few key changes; we swapped the caster sugar […]

Homemade Mozzarella

One of my Christmas presents from my very lovely partner Adam was a Mozzarella cheese making kit, containing sachets of citric acid, Rennet, salt and a thermometer, with a view to producing our own cheese for our weekly Pizza-Sundays. So, on New Years Day, I decided to give it a whirl. To my great surprise, […]

Lievito Madre pizza

This is not strictly speaking a post about a diabetic sweet-treat, but I thought it was still worth-while sharing with the world as this is a fully homemade meal and thus is easily carb-counted. Additionally, in our modern world of fast-food outlets and microwave meals, it always feels special and healthy to create something from […]

Minty (Mince) pies

Mince pies, known as Minty pies in our house since Alice’s attempt to pronounce their name at the tender age of 20 months, are one of Alice’s favourite Christmas bakes. I like to make my own sweet shortcrust pastry, using a diabetic-sugar-substitute in place of castor sugar. I didn’t have my rolling pin handy, so […]

Carrot cake cupcakes

As promised; I’m back to diabetic-baking! I thought it would be fun to revive a classic to start with; carrot cake is one of my most favourite bakes using normal sugar, and it translates quite nicely into a diabetic-friendly version. It can be baked in several round tins and turned into a tiered cake, but […]

Cupcake Crush

Those of you who are keeping up with my blog will have noticed that I haven’t posted anything for a while. There are a few reasons for this, both baking and non-baking-related! And as this is a blog about baking, I will regale you with the baking-related reason; a foray into the world of gift-box […]


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