Sweet and Sugar Free: An All Natural Fruit-Sweetened Dessert Cookbook

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St. Martin's Press, Aug 15, 1982 - Cooking - 192 pages

At last there's a way to have your cake without the calories and harmful effects of sugar, honey and artificial sweeteners. Karen Barkie has created over 200 imaginative and easy-to-follow recipes for cakes, pies, cookies, breads, sherberts, custard, and much more, sweetened with a variety of fruit and fruit juices--and without one spoonful of sugar! Luscious pinepple cream pie, easy-to-make apple raisin bars, and peach cheesecake are but a few of the delectable--and wholesome--treats in Sweet and Sugarfree. Complete with charts listing caloric and nutritional values, tips on baking with a dozen different flours, and instructions for creating hundreds of toppings and fruit combinations, Sweet and Sugarfree is a delicious contribution to the better health of us all.

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User Review  - ShawnMarie - LibraryThing

This book is still on trial, we'd like to like it but have yet to cook anything from it. The idea is to substitute fruit juice and puree for sugar. We'll see. Read full review

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User Review  - rattatner - LibraryThing

This book is great for cooking without using artificial sweeteners or processed sugar. It's really eye-opening how much we rely on processed sugar when there are so many, many other ways to make 'sweets'. Read full review

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About the author (1982)

Karen E. Barkie is a diet coordinator for the Poughkeepsie chapter of the Feingold Association. She lives with her husband and two children in New Paltz, New York.

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