Sugar Free??

Baking By Lucy83c Updated 26 Jul 2013 , 9:41pm by Lucy83c

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Lucy83c Posted 21 Jul 2013 , 2:41am
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I'm looking to make my son his first birthday cake in september.


Are there any suggestions for a sugar free cake and sugar free frosting?


I'm also looking for it to not have any sugar substitutes like sweet n low.


Maybe just one thats really low in sugar? I really hate the idea of sugaring him up for the first time and just waiting for the big crash!!!!



thank you

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jason_kraft Posted 21 Jul 2013 , 4:33am
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AA cake with no sugar and no sugar substitutes is not cake. I recommend looking into Xylitol, Splenda, or Stevia as alternatives and giving your son a smaller portion if you are worried about a sugar crash. Applesauce or bananas are other popular alternative sweeteners.

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MimiFix Posted 21 Jul 2013 , 2:31pm
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I've made cakes and cookies using fruit as the only sweetener. The easiest method is using frozen juice concentrates made without added sugar - oj, apple, and white grape are the most common but you have to read the labels since many concentrates have a lot of sugar added. 

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Lucy83c Posted 26 Jul 2013 , 9:41pm
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thank you so much!

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