Here’s another variation of our Slimming World friendly 1.5 Syn Chocolate and Orange cake. This time it’s 1.5 Syn a Slice Chocolate & Beetroot Cake
Sukrin 1 doesn’t have that strange aftertaste that a lot of artificial sweeteners do! It also shares the exact same sweetness and weight to sugar – which makes it really easy to substitute in recipes like this 1.5 Syn a Slice Chocolate & Beetroot Cake.
If you are using a powdered sweetener, then please check how it compares to sugar. In some cases you’ll need to use less, as powdered sweeteners weigh less.
Synning the sweetener in this 1.5 Syn a Slice Chocolate & Beetroot Cake
As you will probably know last year Slimming World brought out some new recommendations regarding the syn value of granulated sweeteners. This means that:
Where there is 1 tbsp or more being used per serving they recommend you count 0.5 Syn per tbsp. If using smaller amounts, like a pinch or teaspoon, there’s no need to worry about Syns at all.
The recipe for this 1.5 Syn a Slice Chocolate & Beetroot Cake uses 3.5 (6.5 including the optional icing) tablespoons of sweetener and is divided into 8 portions. That’s less than a tablespoon per portion, so there’s no need to add any syns on for the sweetener itself.
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