Sugar-Free Crispy Matcha Mooncakes With Sweet Red Bean Paste 無糖脆皮抹茶紅豆月餅

Here come my first batch of mooncakes of the year! This year I will mostly be focusing on the production of sugar-free mooncake as I started really late. Low sugar/sugar-free mooncakes are widely available in the market now. It's like every brand has its own line of sugar-free mooncakes so consumers have lots of options … Continue reading Sugar-Free Crispy Matcha Mooncakes With Sweet Red Bean Paste 無糖脆皮抹茶紅豆月餅

Sugar-Free Sweet Red Bean Paste 無糖廣式豆沙餡

I have been unpacking and rearranging stuffs almost every day due to our recent renovation. Also my daughter has been admitted to a new school this term. I’m pretty exhausted to work on my mooncake experiment. I did make a batch of sugar-free red bean paste though last week. I used xylitol for my Sugar-Free … Continue reading Sugar-Free Sweet Red Bean Paste 無糖廣式豆沙餡

Sugar-Free No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake 無糖藍莓芝士凍餅

It's blueberry picking season in mid-July and August and we had a fun family outing with other friends at the farm. Freshly picked blueberries are just CAD$3.15 per pound. They are so plumpy and sweet and my kids have been enjoying a big bowl of berries every night after dinner. I reserved some for dessert … Continue reading Sugar-Free No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake 無糖藍莓芝士凍餅

Sugar-Free Coconut Purple Sweet Potato Mochi 無糖椰香紫薯糯米糍

This is the sugar-free version of my Purple Sweet Potato Mochi. I used Swerve, which is a blend of erythritol and oligosaccharide, as the sweetener. Swerve is a like-for-like sugar replacement so the conversion is straight forward. Both mochi dough and filling were sweetened with Swerve. Inside the mochi was purple sweet potato filling and … Continue reading Sugar-Free Coconut Purple Sweet Potato Mochi 無糖椰香紫薯糯米糍

Sugar-Free Chiffon Cake 無糖戚風蛋糕

It is important for people with diabetes to limit their simple carbohydrate intake as these are broken down by the body quickly, resulting in an immediate rise in the blood glucose levels. My type one diabetes has led me to the exploration of diabetes-friendly desserts prepared with sugar substitutes. However, many of the results were … Continue reading Sugar-Free Chiffon Cake 無糖戚風蛋糕

Sugar-Free Traditional Cantonese Mooncakes 無糖廣式蛋黃蓮蓉月餅

I want my family and friends who are diabetic to enjoy some special treats during this Mid-Autumn Festival. Therefore I have been experimenting with sugar-free mooncakes since August. I made the mooncake crust with agave nectar last year. This year I tested it with oligosaccharide syrup and sweetened the filling with xylitol. Both ingredients are … Continue reading Sugar-Free Traditional Cantonese Mooncakes 無糖廣式蛋黃蓮蓉月餅

Sugar-Free Lotus Seed Paste 無糖蓮蓉餡

Mid-Autumn Festival is just around the corner and I am planning to make some sugar-free mooncakes with natural sweetener. Here is how I prepared my lotus seed paste with xylitol instead of cane sugar. Xylitol is a sugar alcohol that looks and tastes like table sugar. Compared to sugar (sucrose) which has a glycemic index … Continue reading Sugar-Free Lotus Seed Paste 無糖蓮蓉餡