Glazed Plum Pastry

October 22, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have another Diabetic Friendly Recipe to pass along Glazed Plum Pastry. To make this one you’ll be needing Sucralose-Sugar Blend, All Purpose Flour, Frozen Puff Pastry Sheets, Plums, Ground Cinnamon, and Sugar Free Apricot, Preserves. This recipe is also from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Glazed Plum Pastry
Juicy plums, apricot preserves, and ground cinnamon amp up the flavor in this summery treat.

Ingredients
3 tablespoons sucralose-sugar blend, divided
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 package (about 17 ounces) frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed
8 plums (about 2 pounds)
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/3 cup sugar-free apricot preserves

Directions
Yield: 20 servings

1 – Preheat oven to 400°F. Line 18×12-inch baking sheet with parchment paper. Combine 2 tablespoons sucralose-sugar blend and flour in small bowl.

2 – Unfold pastry sheets on prepared baking sheet. Place pastry sheets side by side so fold lines are parallel to length of baking sheet. Arrange sheets so they overlap 1/2 inch in center. Press center seam firmly to seal. Trim ends so pastry fits on baking sheet. Prick entire surface of pastry with fork.

3 – Sprinkle flour mixture evenly over pastry to within 1/2 inch of edges. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until pastry is slightly puffed and golden.

4 – Cut plums in half lengthwise; remove pits. Cut crosswise into 1/8-inch-thick slices. Arrange slices slightly overlapping in 5 rows down length of pastry. Combine remaining 1 tablespoon sucralose-sugar blend and cinnamon in small bowl; sprinkle evenly over plums.

5 – Bake 15 minutes or until plums are tender and pastry is browned. Remove to wire rack.

6 – Microwave preserves in small microwavable bowl on HIGH 30 to 40 seconds or until melted. Brush preserves over plums. Cool 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 152 calories, Carbohydrates: 18 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 8 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 53 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Berry Cupcake Shorties

May 21, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dessert of the Week | 2 Comments
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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is – Berry Cupcake Shorties. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing All-Purpose Flour, Sucralose-Sugar Blend, Baking Powder, Baking Soda, Salt, Fat Free Skim Milk, Eggs, Canola Oil, Vanilla, Unsweetened Cocoa Powder, Strawberries, Sucralose-Based Sugar Substitute, and Fat-Free Whipped Topping. And Dessert is served! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Berry Cupcake Shorties
These low-carb cupcakes are the perfect indulgent end to any seasonal meal. Take advantage of the beautiful bountiful berries available this time of year to whip up a batch of these sweet treats.

Ingredients
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sucralose-sugar blend
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup fat-free (skim) milk
2 eggs
1/3 cup canola oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
4 cups fresh strawberries, sliced
1 to 2 tablespoons sucralose-based sugar substitute
Fat-free whipped topping

Directions
Yield: 12 servings

1 – Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 12 standard (2 1/2-inch) muffin cups with paper baking cups.

2 – Combine flour, sugar substitute, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in large bowl. Add milk, eggs, oil, and vanilla; mix until well blended. Transfer half of batter (1 1/4 to 1 1/2 cups) to 2-cup glass measure or medium bowl; stir in cocoa until blended. Divide vanilla batter evenly among prepared muffin cups. Spoon chocolate batter evenly over vanilla batter. (Cups should be about 3/4 full.) Swirl with knife to marbleize.

3 – Bake 28 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned and toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.

4 – Mash about one third of berries in medium bowl. Stir in remaining berries and sugar substitute. Cut cupcakes in half. Spoon berry mixture over cupcake bottoms; top with whipped topping and cupcake tops.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 140 calories, Carbohydrates: 15 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 35 mg, Sodium: 170 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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