5 cakes and bakes with no refined sugar

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5 cakes and bakes with no refined sugar

If you’re trying to cut down on refined sugar – but still crave something slightly sweet – these cakes and tarts are your saviour. Sweetened with fruit, xylitol, or maple syrup, they might not be carb-free, but they’re loads better than traditional cakes!

1. Moist pineapple-and-carrot cake with burnt butter frosting
Fresh pineapple, grated carrots and sultanas add sweetness and texture to this moreish carrot cake. A low-kilojoule sugar substitute rounds it all out.
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Moist pineapple-and-carrot cake

2. Jam-and-cream sponge cake
This fluffy sponge cake is magnificent slathered in crème fraîche and sugar-free jam.
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Sponge cake

3. Chocolate-cherry sour cream cake
This reduced sugar version of a Black Forest cake is rich and moist thanks to yoghurt and sour cream.
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Sour cream and cherry cake

4. Rustic apple tart
With pastry made of almond flour, this scrumptious apple tart is gluten-free. Honey, xylitol and apples add sweetness without the need for refined sugar.
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Apple tart

5. Blueberry bundt cake with butterscotch glaze
This gluten-free cake is sweetened with dates and blueberries, and enriched with smooth ricotta. As for that luscious glaze? It’s made with xylitol.
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