Category Archives: Dessert

Low Sugar Fruitcake

I love fruitcake, but the candied fruits used in most of them are filled with added sugar. This year I made plans in advance and candied my own fruits. This required quite a bit of preparation prior to baking day … Continue reading

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Low Carb Peppermint Cream Cheese Cookies

One of my favorite winter flavors is peppermint and this year I decided to try my hand at making low carb peppermint cookies. I’m pretty happy with the results. I used sugar free peppermint discs, crushing them with a hammer … Continue reading

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Low Carb Pie Crust

I’ve used this pie crust recipe for years and just realized I never posted it on its own. Usually I half the recipe since I make single crust and/or mini pies and it works just as well. When transferring into … Continue reading

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Low Sugar Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting

Before I started my low sugar diet cake was only a vehicle for frosting. I remember one birthday where my mom handed me a can of store bought cream cheese frosting and a table knife, my preferred utensil for eating … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Sugar Free Chocolate Truffles

This is my second and most successful attempt at making low sugar, dairy free chocolate truffles in the past week. I used Swerve sweetener the first time and didn’t add cocoa butter. They turned out okay, but the erythritol recrystalized … Continue reading

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No Bake Non-Dairy Tahini Cheesecake

I based this recipe on the Knox gelatin no bake It’s a Snap Cheesecake recipe that has been popular in my household(s) for over 40 years. To make the recipe as easy as possible, I used commercial tahini (sesame paste) … Continue reading

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Chestnut Hot Water Pastry

For my mostly traditional mincemeat pie I wanted a sturdy crust that could hold up to the ingredients. Hot water pastry seemed like a perfect solution. I decided to use chestnut flour even though it’s not low in carbs because … Continue reading

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