Sweet Surrender: The Guiltless Indulgence—Dessert for 6

“Sweet Surrender: The Guiltless Indulgence” is a no-sugar dessert that offers a taste of Mediterranean delight. This recipe combines fresh, natural ingredients to create a satisfyingly sweet treat without the guilt. Enjoy this sugar-free indulgence that perfectly balances health and pleasure in every bite.

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You Need This Stuff

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup erythritol (sugar substitute)
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt, unsweetened
  • 3/4 cup fresh berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries) for topping

Do This With That Stuff

  1. ‘Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C)
  2. Line a 9-inch round cake pan with parchment paper using your hands, ensuring it covers the bottom and sides of the pan
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine 2 cups almond flour, 1/2 cup coconut flour, 1 tsp baking powder, and 1/2 tsp salt using your measuring cups and spoons
  4. Stir these dry ingredients together with your whisk until they are thoroughly mixed
  5. In a separate medium mixing bowl, crack open the 3 large eggs
  6. Add to these eggs 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk, 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, and 1 tsp vanilla extract measured out with your measuring cups and spoons
  7. Whisk these wet ingredients together until they are well combined
  8. Gradually pour the wet ingredients into the large mixing bowl containing the dry ingredients while stirring continuously with your whisk to prevent lumps from forming
  9. Add in 1 cup erythritol (sugar substitute) to this mixture and continue stirring until it is fully incorporated into the batter
  10. Using your zester or grater, add in 1 tbsp lemon zest to the batter
  11. Squeeze fresh lemon juice using your citrus juicer to get 2 tbsp of juice and add this into the batter as well Stir well until all ingredients are evenly distributed throughout the batter
  12. Pour this batter into your prepared cake pan using a rubber spatula to scrape down any remaining batter from the sides of the bowl Smooth out the top of the batter in the pan with your spatula for an even bake
  13. Place this pan in your preheated oven using oven mitts for safety Bake for about 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into its center comes out clean Be sure not to overbake as this could dry out your dessert
  14. Once baked, remove from oven using oven mitts and let it cool in its pan on a cooling rack for about 10 minutes before removing it from its pan onto a serving platter Allow it to cool completely on this platter before proceeding further with toppings
  15. While waiting for it to cool down completely, prepare topping by combining together in a bowl: 1 cup Greek yogurt (unsweetened) along with freshly washed berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries) Mix gently so as not to crush berries but ensure they are coated well by yogurt
  16. Once cooled completely, spread this Greek yogurt-berry mixture evenly over top of dessert using back of spoon or spatula
  17. Slice dessert carefully into six equal portions using knife before serving’

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Beti’s Reflections

Picture this: I’m strolling through a bustling market in the heart of the Mediterranean, surrounded by fresh produce and the tantalizing aroma of local delicacies. Suddenly, I stumble upon a quaint little bakery tucked away in a corner, where an old baker shares with me his family’s secret recipe for a guiltless sweet indulgence. This is how I discovered “Sweet Surrender: The Guiltless Indulgence,” a Mediterranean dessert recipe that’s about to change your sugar-free baking game forever.

“Sweet Surrender: The Guiltless Indulgence” is not just any almond flour cake recipe; it’s a celebration of natural ingredients and Mediterranean flavors that serves six people. It’s perfect for those watching their sugar intake or anyone who loves guiltless sweet treats.

This Mediterranean dessert recipe calls for 2 cups almond flour and 1/2 cup coconut flour, creating a low carb almond flour cake base that’s light yet satisfying. The addition of 1 tsp baking powder and 1/2 tsp salt balances out the sweetness from our sugar substitute – erythritol. Three large eggs, 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk, 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, and 1 tsp vanilla extract bring moisture to our sugar-free cake recipe while enhancing its flavor profile. The zest and juice from fresh lemons add a tangy twist to this almond flour cake recipe, while Greek yogurt topped with fresh berries makes for a healthy berry topping that’s as delightful to look at as it is to taste.

To start off this sugar-free baking adventure, preheat your oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and line your cake pan with parchment paper. Combine your dry ingredients – almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, and salt – in one bowl; mix your wet ingredients – eggs, almond milk, olive oil, vanilla extract – in another; then gradually combine both mixtures while stirring continuously for an even batter consistency. Add erythritol (our sugar substitute), lemon zest and juice into the batter before pouring it into the prepared pan for an even bake of about 25-30 minutes or until golden brown perfection is achieved! While waiting for it to cool down completely on a serving platter after cooling in its pan first for about ten minutes post-baking; prepare your Greek yogurt berry topping by gently mixing together Greek yogurt with freshly washed berries.

And there you have it! A slice of “Sweet Surrender: The Guiltless Indulgence” is like taking a bite out of Mediterranean paradise – without any guilt attached! This sugar-free Mediterranean cake will surely become one of your favorite healthy dessert recipes as it has become mine since that fateful day at the market.

Remember darlings; life may be short but there’s always room for dessert – especially when it’s guilt-free! So go ahead and surrender yourself to this sweet indulgence because you deserve every delicious bite.

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