It’s Australia Day on 26 January and we encourage you to continue our traditions this year with 5 awesome Australia Day dessert recipes that everyone can enjoy. The best part is that they’re completely sugar-free, as the sugar has been substituted by the natural sweetener Natvia™ to look after your waistline and put a stop to the mid-afternoon sugar crash. You will like cooking these mouth-watering Aussie treats but you will love eating them even more!
We begin with the old tried and true lamington – a must have on Australia Day! You can keep it traditional and sugar free with this recipe below. What else can we say?
• 2 cups of self rising flour
• 3 large eggs
• ½ cup of butter, room temperature
• 1 cup of Natvia 100% Natural Sweetener
• 1 tbsp. of vanilla extract
• 1/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
• 3 cups of Natvia 100% Natural Sweetener
• 1 tbsp. of butter, room temperature
• ½ cup of water
• 2 cups of dried shredded coconut
1. Preheat your oven to 160º C.
2. In a large bowl, add butter, eggs, vanilla extract and Natvia; whisk them together until the mixture is all fluffy.
3. Add your self-rising flour, previously sifted.
4. With a spatula, start folding in your flour until all the ingredients are integrated.
5. Pour your batter in your baking pan or moulds.
6. Bake for 30 minutes or until you insert a toothpick inside the middle of the cake and it comes out clean.
7. Let your cake cool down for at least 2 hours before cutting it into little squares or before de-moulding it.
1. In a food processor, blitz Natvia to make finer grain.
2. Mix your powdered Natvia, cocoa powder, make sure there are no clumps, sift them if necessary.
3. Boil your ½ cup of water and pour it in the mixture.
4. Immediately add the butter and stir it until you get smooth syrup.
1. Dip your pieces of cake into the chocolate mixture, with the help of a fork, lift the piece of cake and let it drip the excess.
2. Cover every piece in coconut after the chocolate syrup.
3. Let them set room temperature or in the refrigerator.
See more at: https://www.natvia.com/sugar-free-lamingtons/