Since starting on the Slimming World journey one thing we have really missed is cake. This 1 Syn a Slice Lemon Drizzle Cake really is the perfect Slimming World treat!
I know the idea of food optimising is that you never really have to go without anything, as long as you put a number on it, but I’ve never really fancied the idea of using up a whole days syn allowance (or more) on one piece of cake.
For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍
On the never-ending quest to find a low syn cake recipe that doesn’t look and taste like an omelette I came across this popular 1 Syn a Slice Lemon Drizzle Cake, and it’s definitely the best one so far…..Perfect with a cup of tea!
How many Syns are in this 1 Syn a Slice Lemon Drizzle Cake?
The only Syns in this 1 Syn a Slice Lemon Drizzle Cake is for the flour, of which we use 8 Syns worth.
You don’t need to Syn the sweetener thou! As you will probably know Slimming World have brought out some new recommendations regarding the syn value of granulated sweeteners.
Slimming World has confirmed what this change means. Where there is 1 tbsp or more being used per serving they recommend members 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 Syn a Slice Lemon Drizzle Cake uses 3 tablespoons of sweetener and is divided into 8 portions.
That’s less than half a tablespoon per portion, so there’s no need to add any syns on for the sweetener itself.
What sweetener do you use in this 1 Syn a Slice Lemon Drizzle 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 Syn a Slice Lemon Drizzle Cake
It also shares the exact same sweetness and weight to sugar – which makes it really easy to substitute in recipes like this 1 Syn a Slice Lemon Drizzle 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.
That being said you don’t have to use Sukrin – there are lots of other high quality granulated sweeteners available from the supermarket, such as Canderel Sugarly, and Natvia.
Some of you love this 1 Syn a Slice Lemon Drizzle Cake recipe!
Finally got the grumpy baby to sleep so having a very quick coffee and a slice of the 1 syn lemon drizzle cake me and J made this morning before he wakes up again. Got the recipe from @pinchofnom for macmillan coffee night at group tomorrow. It’s very light and lemony 🍋 #pinchofnom #lemondrizzle #lowsyn #lowsyncake
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