6 Guilt-Free, Sugar-Free Desserts

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We all know that processed sugar has a negative effect on our health, causing blood sugar spikes, weight gain, and a negative impact on brain function. However, knowledge of the dangers of sugar is only half the battle. The hard part comes when we try to reduce or eliminate sugar …

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Not So Nasty, Vegan Fruit Cake

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Let’s be honest. If any food gets a bad rap at Christmastime, it’s fruit cake. Often seen as the doorstops of Christmas, fruit cake is culturally viewed as more of a curse than a gift. We understand why – today’s commercially prepared fruit cakes have fallen far short of the …

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Cream Cake

Ingrients & Directions 1 c Sugar 1/3 c Sweet cream 4 Eggs, well beaten 1/8 ts Salt 1 1/4 c Cake flour 2 ts Baking powder 1 ts Lemon flavoring Sift flour, measure, and sift with baking powder and salt. Combine sugar, eggs, and cream. Stir until well blended. Add …

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Graham Cracker Cake

Ingrients & Directions 1/2 c Sugar 1/2 c Whole wheat flour 1/2 c Brown sugar — firmly 1 ts Baking powder Packed 1/2 ts Baking soda 5 tb Margarine — softened 1/4 ts Salt 3 Egg whites 1 c Nonfat buttermilk 1 ts Vanilla Vegetable cooking spray 1 1/2 c …

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Whisky Fudge Cake

Ingrients & Directions 5 c Plain flour 4 ts Baking powder 1 1/4 kg Plain chocolate cut in small Chunks 750 g Unsalted butter at room temp 5 c Caster sugar 16 Eggs separated 1 1/4 c Whisky slightly warmed 4 ts Vanilla extract TO SERVE: Icing sugar Clotted cream …

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Whiskey Pound Cake

Ingrients & Directions 1 lb Butter 3 c Sugar, white 8 Egg yolks 2 ts Vanilla 2 ts Almond extract 6 tb Whiskey 3 c Flour 8 Egg white; stiffly beaten 1 1/2 c Pecans; chopped Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add egg yolks one at a time, beating …

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West Haven Chocolate Cake

Ingrients & Directions 8 oz Dates; pitted, chopped 1 ts Baking soda 1 c ;boiling water 1 3/4 c Flour; unbleached, sifted 2 tb Cocoa; baking 1/2 ts Salt 1 c Shortening; vegetable 1 c Sugar 2 ea Eggs; large 6 oz Semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 c Walnuts; chopped Combine …

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Cold Water Cake

Ingrients & Directions 2 c White sugar 1 ts Cinnamon 1 ts Nutmeg 1 ts Cloves 2 tb Shortening 1 lb Muscat raisins 2 c Cold water 3 c Flour 1 ts Soda 1 ts Vanilla 1 ts Salt Put first 7 ingredients in saucepan, stir and boil 5 minutes. …

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Grits Pancakes Or Waffles

Ingrients & Directions -PANCAKES OR WAFFLES- 1/2 c Basic Boiled Grits; 2 tb Sugar; 2 lg Eggs; 2 ts Baking powder; 1 c Buttermilk; 1/2 ts Baking soda; 3 tb Unsalted butter; melted 1/2 ts Salt; 1 c + 2 tb all-propose flour; BASIC BOILED GRITS 1 c Stone-ground grits; …

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