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Low-sugar baking recipes

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Discover our lower-sugar bakes, all of which contain 5g of sugar or less or are made with sugar substitutes like xylitol. Try our lemon cake, chocolate pud and more.

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  • Mascarpone & pineapple cheesecake

    Mascarpone & pineapple cheesecake

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.12 ratings

    This clever cheesecake uses crushed oatcakes and desiccated coconut for the base and naturally sweet pineapple for a lower-sugar dessert

  • Cinnamon apple pecan pudding

    Cinnamon apple pecan pudding

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.22 ratings

    It may taste indulgent, but this low-sugar fruity bake is sweetened with xylitol and topped with crunchy pecans

  • Moroccan orange & cardamom cake

    Moroccan orange & cardamom cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.20 ratings

    Replace sugar with xylitol and swap butter and oil for a puréed whole orange in this light and zesty cake, with ground almonds and polenta

  • Custard & nutmeg tart

    Custard & nutmeg tart

    A star rating of 2 out of 5.1 rating

    Sweeten the filling for this low sugar dessert naturally with sultanas soaked in milk - use ready-to-roll pastry to save time

  • Sugar-free lemon drizzle cake sliced on a white plate

    Sugar-free lemon drizzle cake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.46 ratings

    Sweetened with all-natural xylitol, this lighter lemon sponge cake has a dense, syrupy texture and keeps well for a few days

  • Berry almond bakewell

    Berry almond bakewell

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Crisp pastry, sweet raspberries and a nutty frangipane filling make this a lovely dinner party dessert or weekend treat. No one will guess it's low in sugar

  • Strawberry & white chocolate choux buns

    Strawberry & white chocolate choux buns

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Fill light choux pastry with a creamy vanilla custard and Greek yogurt filling then finish with fresh fruit for a lower-sugar afternoon tea treat

  • Raspberry, almond & oat breakfast cookies served on a plate

    Healthy cookies

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.33 ratings

    Grab a few of these energy-boosting healthy cookies for a quick breakfast, or offer as snacks to bridge the hunger gap before dinner. Enjoy with yogurt and fruit

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