Egg- Free and Non-Dairy Cakes

Whether for medical or ethical reasons non-dairy (vegan) and egg free cakes present a real challenge to cake bakers. This article explores the options and substitutes available, and offers some delicious recipes, proving that non-dairy.egg-free doesn’t have to mean non-tasty! Making Substitutes Making a non-dairy cake means substituting some of …

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Make an Egg Free Cake

Vegans and allergy-sufferers are two of the main groups who avoid using eggs in baking. For the former, it’s an ethical choice. Chickens – even those reared in free-range conditions – are often kept in cramped nesting booths, and sometimes have their beaks trimmed to stop them from fighting. Vegans …

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Low Fat Cakes

Perhaps you’re trying to slim down for your holiday, are on a pre-wedding diet, or you simply want to cut down on fat. The good news is that low-fat cakes can taste good! What’s more, they give you that smug, healthy feeling – and you get to cut the pieces …

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Gluten-Free Cakes

Taking your first steps in wheat-free baking? There are plenty of recipes and guidelines on the internet. As well as flour replacements there are many delicious flourless cakes to start with. Here’s our guide to gluten-free cakes. About Gluten Intolerance Gluten intolerance is a negative response to wheat, oats and …

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Cakes For Diabetics

“The myth that people with diabetes should not eat any sugar still persists but the truth is that people with diabetes can eat sugar,” say the experts at Diabetes UK. In other words, whether you’re catering for a diabetic friend or you’ve just been diagnosed, you can continue to enjoy …

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