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These tasty little Bakewell Tarts won’t help you if you’re on a Slimming Diet but they are really moreish. Once you’ve had one, it’ll be hard to resist a second one.
These Old English style Scotch Eggs are made using Turkey mince instead of Sausagemeat, so you can cut down on red meat and processed meat containing Nitrites.
Delicious Gluten and Corn free bread recipe which tastes and feels like real soft bread. Toasts beautifully and also stays soft for a few days.
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This recipe is suitable for Slimming World or my Low Carb Diet and is Free from Dairy & Wheat
There are the two different versions below to serve 2 people
If, like my husband, you can’t have Cornflour as well as Wheat, then you have a big problem with all the gluten free products on the market. Just about every item contains corn of some sort and it comes it lots of different guises.
The addition of the egg, creates a much tastier pastry as without it, gluten free pastry can be like dog biscuits. Also, using self raising flour makes it light and melt-in-the-mouth consistency
You need half the mixture of the reduced carb sponge cake
Mix 2 tspns carob powder to a paste with warm water. Then stir it into the cake mixture to make it look marbled. Spoon it into the baking tray.
If you follow Aunty Lils Unit Counting Diet, a portion (1/8) will count as 2.5 units.
I find it’s best cooked in loose bottomed non stick sandwich tins approx 8″ diameter. But you can use any cake tin you like, just bake until it feels fairly firm on top. When you touch it gently with your finger, it should spring back.
This is a great cake for people who can’t have wheat flour because cakes made from things like rice flour have more of a powdery or dry texture. But the addition of almonds makes it more moist like a ‘proper’ sponge cake.