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Diabetic cake recipe needed!

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WeAreSix Wed 11-Sep-13 19:36:23

I've promised to make a cake for a get together this Friday. It needs to serve 8.

Has anyone got any nice recipes for a cake suitable for a diabetic? One of my friends has type 2 diabetes, only recently diagnosed and I'd like to make something lovely that we can all enjoy.

TIA flowers

pipsqueakz Thu 12-Sep-13 14:00:28

Use sweetener instead of sugar? Could make a plain Victoria sponge with strawberries and whipped cream? I'm also type 2. My dear mum makes it for me as s birthday cake hope this helps.x

pipsqueakz Thu 12-Sep-13 14:03:31

Or try www.diabetes.co.uk/recipes lots of Jimmy treats for us all to enjoy and low carbs so don't need to feel too guilty when enjoying! Good luck.

pipsqueakz Thu 12-Sep-13 14:04:11

Jimmy meant yummy so for typo!

PopiusTartius Wed 18-Sep-13 12:43:38

The Splenda website used to have some good cake recipes on, not sure if it still does.

WeAreSix Wed 18-Sep-13 14:18:48

Thank you smile

Red velvet cakes turned out ok.

Victoria Sponge was as flat as a pancake!

pipsqueakz Wed 18-Sep-13 20:51:14

Oh no!

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