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No Sugar Sponge Cakes

By: Mary Williams BA (hons) - Updated: 1 Oct 2017 | comments*Discuss
 
Sponge Cakes Cake Sugar Free Filling Jam

Sponge cakes are always a favourite. They can be adapted easily and work well in sugar free varieties. Different sugar free fillings can also be whipped up quickly.

These recipes make great birthday cakes or tea time treats. They are also popular at cake sales and children’s parties.

Sugar Free Victoria Sponge

This light sponge is always a winner. Team it up with sugar free strawberry jam and whipped cream or make another delicious filling.

    Ingredients:

    • 150g (5oz) margarine
    • Three tbsp honey
    • Three large eggs
    • 150g (5oz) self-raising flour

    Filling

    • Two tbsp sugar free strawberry jam

    Method:

    Preheat your oven to 170 deg C/325 deg F/gas mark 3. Melt your margarine and honey in a small pan over a low heat. Then sieve your flour into a large bowl. Stir in the hot liquid. Beat your eggs and stir those in too. When thoroughly mixed, spoon the mixture into an 18cm (eight ins) cake tin.

    Bake in the centre of the oven for approximately 30-35 minutes until risen and an inserted skewer comes out clean. Remove from the heat and leave to cool for 10 minutes.

    Then turn out from the tin and place on a rack to cool further. Slice in half and spread with sugar free strawberry jam before replacing the top. Serve with whipped cream.

    Raspberry Sponge Cake

    This unusual sponge cake is a summer favourite. Again, try it with whipped cream or sugar free ice-cream.

    Ingredients:

    To Make The Cake:

    • 120g (4oz) margarine
    • Three tbsp granulated sweetener
    • 120g (4oz) self-raising flour
    • Three large eggs

    For The Raspberry Sauce

    • 25g (1oz) butter
    • 100g (3.5oz) raspberries

    Method:

    Preheat your oven to 200 deg C/400 deg F/gas mark 6. Cream your butter and granulated sweetener. Beat your eggs and mix them in. Sieve your flour and stir it in.

    Grease an 18cm (eight ins) cake tin. Melt your sauce butter in a small pan. Add your raspberries and cook gently for a few minutes. Pour into the bottom of your greased tin. Top with your sponge mixture.

    Bake in the centre of the over for about 20 minutes, until firm to the touch. Turn out and serve with sugar free ice-cream.

    Marble Sponge

    This is a tasty sponge cake that youngsters and adults alike will love. Cut it into thin slices to make the most of the marble effect.

    Ingredients:

    • 150g (5oz) margarine
    • Three tbs honey
    • Three large eggs
    • 150g (5oz) self-raising flour
    • 75g (3oz) cocoa powder

    Method:

    Preheat your oven to 180 deg C/350 deg F/gas mark four. Melt your margarine and honey in a small pan over a low heat. Then sieve your flour into a large bowl. Stir in the hot liquid. Beat your eggs and stir those in too. Split your mixture in half, placing in two separate dishes.

    Into one, sieve your cocoa powder and stir well. Slowly swirl your chocolate mixture into the plain mixture. Carefully place into a greased 18cm (eight ins) cake tin.

    Bake in the centre of the oven for approximately 20 minutes until risen and an inserted skewer comes out clean. Remove from the heat and leave to cool for 10 minutes. Slice and serve.

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  • The999baker
    Re: No Sugar Sponge Cakes
    Instead of honey use xylitol. Perfect for diabetics and tastes as good as refined sugar. Add some vanilla as well for a bit of taste
    21 September 2017
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    3 tbs Honey = 51 grams sugar. I'm diabetic so this recipe would be a disaster.
    12 September 2017
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    Yes not like the picture at all
    20 August 2017
  • Lesley tilbury
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