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Jelly sweets

Jelly sweets Just for fun- a low syn way to make jelly sweets! 5 mins 2 hours 46 kcal 5 mins 2 hours 46 kcal makes (depends on moulds used) DIFFICULTY EASY makes depends on moulds Difficulty EASY Sugar-free jelly, and gelatine make Haribo style sweets which are very low syn. I couldn’t resist buying these lego style moulds to …

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Jaffa cakes

Jaffa cakes A yummy homemade jaffa cake- fun to make with kids and you don’t have to feel guilty about eating them! 5 mins 30 mins 70 kcal 5 mins 30 min 70 kcal makes 6 DIFFICULTY EASY makes 6 Difficulty EASY These jaffa cakes use oats in the base, so if you want to make them really low syn …

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Blueberry lemon drizzle slice

Blueberry lemon drizzle slice Perfect for when you fancy a fresh cake! 15 mins 20 mins 130 kcal 15 mins 20 mins 130 kcal makes 16 DIFFICULTY EASY makes 16 Difficulty EASY I was on holiday in Skye 3 years ago, and there was a tiny little bakery that used to cook these amazing fresh cakes every day- one of …

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Black bean brownies

Black bean brownies Black beans replace the flour in this recipe for a lovely dense, dark chocolate brownie 10 mins 20 mins 82 kcal 10 mins 20 mins 82 kcal makes 16 DIFFICULTY EASY makes 16 Difficulty EASY Months ago I saw a recipe for black bean brownies and was intrigued about what they would be like so I finally …

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Sticky toffee pudding mug cake

Sticky toffee pudding mug cake Such an easy treat when you just need cake but don’t want to veer off plan! 5 mins 2 mins 200 kcal 5 mins 2 min 200 kcal SERVES 1 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 1 Difficulty EASY This mug cake produces a lovely, light sponge. Using date nectar rather than sugar, not only is it healthier, …

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Coffee cup warm jam sponge

Coffee cup warm jam sponge A super quick, easy and tasty little mug cake! 5 mins 1 min 136 kcal 10 mins 25 min 136 kcal SERVES 1 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 1 Difficulty EASY I was sent some Jim Jams reduced sugar strawberry jam to try and so had a little experiment with a cake made in a coffee cup! It came …

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Giant Jaffa Cake

Giant Jaffa Cake Just a bit of fun! 10 mins 2 hours 49 kcal 10 mins 2 hours 49 kcal SERVES 6 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 6 Difficulty EASY I’ve seen this on a couple of forums so thought I’d give it a go- it’s very simple to make, just make sure you don’t eat the whole thing! This one is …

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Raspberry maple muffins

Raspberry maple muffins Gorgeous freshly baked muffins flavoured with fresh rapsberries and sweetened with maple syrup 10 mins 20 mins 90 kcal 10 mins 20 mins 90 kcal makes 6 DIFFICULTY EASY makes 6 Difficulty EASY These were a little experiment as I really fancied something freshly baked but not unhealthy. These muffins have a bran flake base, so they …

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Warm chocolate mug cake

Warm chocolate mug cake A quick and easy mug cake to keep you on track! 5 mins 2 mins 276 kcal 5 mins 2 mins 276 kcal SERVES 1 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 1 Difficulty EASY It’s been one of those days when my Facebook news feed seems to be filled with videos of people making Nutella cakes and Kinder cakes …