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SWEETS WITHOUT - the home of sugar free sweets

  • March 4, 2016

    Why some sugar free sweets contain Soya.

    When adding new sugar free sweets on the Sweets Without site we always put the ingredients and make sure that any allergens are highlighted as bold.text.   Lecithin in sugar free sweets  Soya Lecithin is a common ingredient in some sugar free sweets, like...

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  • February 28, 2016

    Sugar free rock candy

    What is rock? Rock is a hard candy sweet that was traditionally available in the form of a round stick because it is made by pulling a paste made from cooked sugar paste into a long cylinder. At seaside resorts the sticks...

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  • February 19, 2016

    Sugar free sweets sweetened with stevia

    Sweetened with stevia what does it mean? Stevia is much sweeter than sugar.  The Stevia used in confectionery is between 200-300 times sweeter than sugar   This means that much less stevia is required to achieve the desired sweetness than...

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  • February 12, 2016

    Sugar free celebrities - can you trust them?

    Looking at a copy of the Mail on Sunday there was an article about how some of the advice given out by cerebrate to reduce sugar could not always be trusted .  This is something I have blogged about before.  Some of...

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  • February 6, 2016

    Homemade stevia Truffles (no added sugar)

    After Christmas we had some 100% chocolate or cocao left over.  This is essentially unsweetened extract from the cocoa bean, it has a very strong tasting and is a bit bitter. As we also have some stevia powder I thought...

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  • January 28, 2016

    Sugar free sweets for the mature pallette

    Most of us find sugar free sweets like Chocolate Eclairs and Pear drops remind us of our childhood. But there are many types of sugar free candy that are worth exploring because over time our tastes change. I can certainly remember that...

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  • January 23, 2016

    Sugar Free baking with Stevia

    The chocolate we sell is sweetened with Stevia so we thought we would have a go with baking with Stevia. It not as straight forward as Xylitol.  Recipes need to be specially adapted because it's much sweeter and won't replace the...

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  • January 14, 2016

    Sugar free baking not sugar free sweets

    January is a quiet time in the sugar free sweet world so I thought I would have a look at trying some sugar free baking.  I needed a bit of help as I am not an expert baker!  You certainly will never...

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  • January 8, 2016

    Sugar Free Sweets and fat free Sweets

    It's the New Year and many of us are looking at diets and are interested in which sweets and treats contain no sugar and fat.  So we have put together this handy guide to help you see which of our sugar...

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