Sue’s Tiramisu with a twist

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Coffee lover Sue, who recently retired was craving for a delicious dessert. She didn’t have any ladyfinger biscuits at home so thought she’d amend the recipe slightly and use The Low Sugar One instead. The perfect alternative as she is trying to cut back on sugar anyway without losing the possibility to indulge every now and then.

INGREDIENTS

  • 250 g The Low Sugar One granola

  • 225 ml whipping cream

  • 225 g mascarpone cheese

  • 75 g sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 tablespoon Amaretto liquor or Brandy (optional)

  • 250 - 350 ml espresso

  • Cocoa powder for dusting the top

METHOD:

Crush The Low Sugar One to remove any bigger pieces. Put aside.

In a bowl, beat whipping cream, sugar, and vanilla until soft peaks are formed.

To the mix add mascarpone cheese (and amaretto if you like) and continue to whip to stiff peaks.

In a small bowl add half of The Low Sugar One and add about 100ml of espresso. Mix well until it’s slightly soggy. Add the remaining granola and some more espresso. Mix well and put it aside for about 10 minutes.

Grab some nice glasses and add a layer of The Low Sugar One mix to it. Push it down with a spoon.

Spread a layer of the whipped cream mixture on top of the first layer. Repeat process until the glasses are filled.

Dust the top of dessert with cocoa powder.

Refrigerate for about 2-4 hours before serving.

Ashleigh's Granola Cake Bites

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Spoonie Ashleigh, who is a passionate personal trainer and studies sports science loves creating balanced recipes. On her channel @balancednotclean she created these delicious Granola Cake Bites. The perfect snacks for on-the-go or when you invite your friends around for coffee.

Give them a go and comment your thoughts below or give it a thumps up if you liked it.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 3 Bramley apples, chopped into cubes

  • 50g margarine or butter

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg

  • 1/8 tsp ginger

  • 1 egg

  • 150g demerara sugar

  • 75g plain flour

  • 90g whole wheat flour

  • 100g The Low Sugar One

METHOD:

Heat the chopped apples with the butter until the butter is melted.

Mix in the spices.

Take half of the apple mixture and any juice in the bowl and food process it until blended fairly smooth (it needs to be pourable, but don't worry about skins not blending). Set aside the other apple pieces.

Lightly beat the sugar and egg into the blended apples. Stir through the flours and the granola and then finally mix in the remaining apple pieces.

Put the mix in a 7 inch baking tin and bake for 25-30 minutes gas mark 4 160C fan.

Place onto a wire rack to cool.