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Low Sugar Coffee Cakes

Coffee and cake....say no more!! These little sweet treats are perfect to make for Mothers Day. They use low GI sugar (and a reduced amount of it) so you can....have your cake and eat it too!

Main (Named)


1 Cup self raising flour

3/4 C of low GI sugar

2 tsp of instant coffee

2 tsp of cinnamon

1 tsp of vanilla essence

225mls of milk

1 egg

1/2 c of oil

1/2 cup of crushed walnuts


2 tsp of low GI sugar

2 tsp of cinnamon

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1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees and line a 12-hold muffin tray with paper cups.

2. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a large bowl (flour, sugar, coffee and cinnamon). In a separate bowl mix the wet ingredients (egg, milk, oil).

3. Add the wet ingredients into the dry and combine together. Add the walnuts.

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4. Pour the mixture (it will be quite runny) evenly into the cup holders. Mix the topping together and sprinkle over each cake, top with a walnut.

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5. Bake for approximately 20 minutes, until cakes are cooked all the way through. Allow to cool slightly before enjoying!

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xxx Dr Julie Bhosale

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