Diabetic Cakes

Decorating By stephy420 Updated 19 Apr 2013 , 11:18am by Sassyzan

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stephy420 Posted 19 Apr 2013 , 7:36am
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AI am trying to make a diabetic cake. I've tried twice and the cake won't rise. It just looks like a big thick pancake! What do I do to make it rise?!

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LisaPeps Posted 19 Apr 2013 , 11:07am
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Whisking the egg whites separate to the yolks and folding them in adds air. Adding baking powder as a rising agent.


I don't see the point in trying to make a diabetic cake. It's not all about sugar, it's the carbs in the flour too. You would be better off enjoying a small piece of good cake and factoring it into the daily allowance of carbs and sugar then making a diabetic cake which could taste awful. Just my opinion. 

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AAtKT Posted 19 Apr 2013 , 11:17am
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My sister is a nurse and she says that in the hospital Angel Food Cake is served to the diabetics... I am usually asked to make Angel Food Cake Cupcakes (sometimes with fruit in them) when a friend has a particular party since she has quite a few diabetics in the family...

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Sassyzan Posted 19 Apr 2013 , 11:18am
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ATry a recipe with almond meal. It won't be the same as a regular cake, but you can make a good-tasting dessert. Artificially Sweetened Cream cheese makes a decent icing.

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