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Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Tuesday Christmas Trio : Low Carb Recipe Suggestions (9)

It's Tuesday Trio Time
with Christmas approaching fast
you may find these suggestions helpful

Low Carb Christmas Pudding
many may say this is the best low carb Christmas Pudding ...ever!

100 grams ground almond flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 large eggs
1 tablespoon of melted butter
2 tablespoons of double (heavy) cream

100 grams of low-carb thawed frozen fruits. 
(Blueberries, blackcurrants and strawberries)
60 grams of 90-95% cocoa dark chocolate
Two tea spoons of cocoa powder
One large shot of brandy
A handful of almond flakes and broken walnuts
Extra thick cream
more details here

Mince Pies, the low carb way
I'm told Father Christmas Loves Them!

50g fresh or frozen cranberries
75g (its about ½) Bramley apple
25g chopped walnuts
1 tbsp. coconut oil
1 tbsp. ground almond
2 tbsp. erythritol (or any other sweetener of your choice)
2 tbsp. brandy
1 tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tsp. lemon zest
1 tsp. orange zest
1 tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp ground ginger
Pinch of ground cardamom
Pinch of ground nutmeg
Pinch of ground cloves
100g ground almond
15g coconut flour
15g soy flour
1tbsp arrowroot starch
½ tsp xanthan gum
3 tbsp. coconut oil (slightly warmed up)
1 tbsp. cold water
Brandy butter
50g butter
30g erythritol (powdered)
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp. brandy
more details here

Luxurious Low Carb Christmas Trifle
a very tasty low carb trifle, it’s quite a favourite with us and the family

Serves 6-8
100 grams of ground almonds
1 teaspoon of baking powder
2 large eggs, beaten
1 tablespoon of melted butter
2 tablespoons of double (heavy) cream
A 500g pack of frozen low-carb summer fruits ... thawed

(I use ones that are 4.1g carbs per 80g serving)
300ml of extra thick cream
A handful of toasted flaked almonds
2 x 12.5 grams of instant raspberry, sugar free, jelly crystals
more details here

I hope you've enjoyed this 'Tuesday Trio'. 

If you should need help with weight/measurement conversion please see here
I wonder have you a favourite out of these three?
They are all so tempting ...

See more 'Tuesday Trio' posts here 

Dear reader, you will find a variety of recipe ideas within this blog. Please note, not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter. 

All the best Jan


Tom said...

...cute little snow children!

R's Rue said...


Valerie-Jael said...

So many yummy things today, thanks! Valerie

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Your little snow people are so sweet! I love the holiday desserts too! Thanks for the recipes! And thank you always for your sweet comments on my blog. What a joy you are! Hugs, Diane

CJ Kennedy said...

I love Christmas pudding and may have to give the low carb version a try

Chatty Crone said...


Divers and Sundry said...

Mincemeat pie was always one of my favorites! I'm going to make one this year but won't do a low-carb version, and I'll use mincemeat pie filling from a jar. Yeah, but it'll be more like what I remember from my childhood, so that's my excuse ;)

I love your little snow guys :)

Jo said...

Oh no, none of those for me I'm afraid. I don't eat any festive treats, just don't like them.

Elkes Lebensglück said...

Thanks for your comments with me and delicious this dessert low carb I also eat more often! You have great recipes!
regards Elke

Jeanie said...

These all look good. I need to check them out more carefully -- I could imagine one of these on our Christmas table!

Christine said...

wonderful seasonal desserts!

Elephant's Child said...

They do look good.

Khaya Ronkainen said...

Such delight! The recipes are tempting. Thank you for sharing. But I need to be extra mindful with the season's indulgence. So, difficult to shed the extra weight. :)

Pam said...

FOOD....and sweets of a sort. Looks great. Dropped by the bakery when I was out and about and I got a fudge pie, the real stuff is in it...SUGAR.

NatureFootstep said...

love the lovely girls at the end :)

Catarina said...

All of them are very tempting ...

Chris Lally said...

Thanks, Jan! I'll take one of each:)

Gloria Baker said...

absolutely lovely recipes!!

Teresa said...

Buenas recetas. Un beso.

The Joy of Home with Martha Ellen said...

I would enjoy any of them, Jan. They do all look so festive for Christmas.

stardust said...

All look delicious. My favorite is a minced pie. The quartette of the knitted dolls are also attractive.


Romance Reader said...

They all look so good!

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I wonder how many in the States have made or even know they can buy mincemeat? My grandmother made mince pies, but they are an acquired taste. I DO love Christmas pudding though.

Sami said...

You've given me an idea for a Christmas dessert - the Trifle! Nice and cold for our hot Christmas day lunch :) I have to investigate if the jelly crystals are gluten free as my daughter's Mother in law is celiac and I have to take that into account for all our meals while they visit us.
Thanks Jan and have a lovely Christmas :)

Martha said...

So delicious! Mince pies are definitely a favourite.

Sue said...

Now these do look good! I do lke a nice Christmas pud, so that would be the one for me. Take care, Sue xx

happyone said...

All the recipes look delicious!

carol l mckenna said...

Oh yummy and different desserts! Love the little dolls in the snow!

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William Kendall said...

They sound good.

Magic Love Crow said...

Mom says thanks and so do I!!!! Excellent Jan! Big Hugs!