I know strict ketoers don't eat sweet treats but I'm not strict and if I want something sweet I'd rather it was still low carb ... so I will continue to make little yummies that are less naughty than the alternatives available 🙂 I hope you will enjoy these as much as I did! If … Continue reading Low Carb Jaffa Cakes
I have been flat out with cake decorating recently and it appears to have resulted in me craving sweet things! Now I can’t say I haven’t had ANY cake cut offs but I’ve been very good considering the amount surrounding me! It has however pushed me to think of other sweet treats that could satisfy … Continue reading Low Carb, Diabetic Friendly Meringue Nests
OK so they may not have a shiny shell, they certainly don’t have ‘feet’ and they aren’t full of sugar BUT these little mouthfuls of delight are still macarons-ish! I’ve decided I’m still allowed to call them that seeing as the technique of macronage is still used even though the sugar is not! Meringue is … Continue reading Low Carb Macarons
Well, well, well .... who would have thought these would turn out as moist and delicious as they did?! I mean seriously, I am a lemon drizzle fanatic and I think these are divine! This recipe makes six little loaves, cases can be bought online or I often find pretty ones in TK Maxx Home … Continue reading Low Carb, Keto Mini Lemon Drizzle Loaves
The Baking Zebra baked a Zebra 😀 This has literally made my weekend complete! Creamy vanilla cheesecake meets rich dark chocolate in this decadent keto dessert! The base is made with ground almonds and hazelnuts which gives the most beautiful taste to complement the cheesecake. Finished off with a dark chocolate ganache this pud is … Continue reading Low Carb Keto Zebra Cheesecake
Yes you really did read the title correctly, this is a low carb, sugar free, gluten free, keto friendly yummy scrummy cheesecake! It's also mega easy and quick to make, the cooking and cooling is the long bit I'm afraid, this cheesecake needs a minimum of four hours to set in the fridge but ideally … Continue reading Low carb raspberry ripple cheesecake
I have had the most wonderful week away, I fully intended to write lots and experiment with recipes and go wild with the blog but in all honesty I crashed! I think it was possibly the first holiday in my entire life where I literally did nothing .... and I loved it! Normally I get … Continue reading Speedy Keto ‘Mousse’ Puds
Who said diets couldn't taste good?! If a slice of this heaven is actually allowed on this way of eating then I'm converted for life! It seems some people say sweeteners are ok on keto and some don't but I tried the lemon roulade without sweetener and it just wasn't good enough so I will … Continue reading Keto chocolate hazelnut roulade
Do you ever wonder how people achieve those super crisp edges on a buttercream cake? Or how to get the perfect crumb coat base for your fondant covering? Well may I introduce you to one of my favourite cake decorating tricks ... 'The Upside-down method'! This incredibly simple, fast and foolproof method will allow you … Continue reading Do you want sharp edges on your buttercream cakes?
It been a long time since I posted, longer than I'd realised! However, things are so much better now so I thought I'd do a little update.... (edit: turns out it wasn't that little, sorry!) It hasn't been easy, I've been up and down in mind and body but I believe things are going the … Continue reading A little positivity goes a long way!