Sugar Free Lemon Drizzle Cake


Friday 4 September 2015

Sugar Free Lemon Drizzle Cake

sugar free lemon drizzle cake

When it comes to free from baking, I have a lot to learn. For this weeks Great Bloggers Bake Off I decided to make a sugar free lemon cake. I have to say I was so impressed by it, I am definitely going to try some more sugar free recipes.

I used Natvia which is a sweeter, I have used it before with mixed success but this really worked well. Although it recommends a 1:1 swop with sugar, I find it very sweet and used much less.


ingredients sugar free cake

For the cake:

115g self raising sugar
50g Natvia
1/4 tsp baking powder
1 lemon zest
70ml sunflower oil
1 dessert spoon milk
100g Greek Yoghurt

For the Drizzle:

Juice of 1 lemon
50g Natvia Icing mix (Really you need to do this to taste to make sure that it isn't overly sweet.)

The recipe was simple. I started by lining a small loaf tin (7 x 4 1/2 inches) with grease proof paper.  Then I mixed all the ingredients together and baked at 180C for 40 minutes.

lemon drizzle

I then took the loaf out of the oven and poured over the icing sugar and lemon mixture.

sugar free lemon drizzle

I covered the tin in foil and put back in the oven for another 10 minutes.

sugar free lemon drizzle

Then you just need to wait for it to cool before enjoying a slice with a cup of tea.

sugar free lemon drizzle cake

You can check out the other Great Bloggers Bakes over at Hijacked By Twins.

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