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