low sugar recipe

Best Sweet and Simple Low Sugar Recipe

Low Sugar Recipe, For some families, Grandmother’s warm apple pie or Aunt Jean’s chocolate chip cookies are traditions without which family your meals are not complete. But this holiday season, Americans can be taking a different method to a great-tasting dessert.

Now, it can be easier than ever before in order to smoke and bake reduced-sugar treats using the all-new Brown Sugar Blend – combining brown sugar and Splenda Brand Sweetener – an excellent option for those planning to lower their sugar intake without taste. Splenda Brown Sugar Blend can be utilized almost anywhere brown sugar is employed because it retains its sweetness under high temperatures using a great molasses flavor and moistness.

CHOCOLATE TOFFEE BARS

(Makes 30 bars)
Preparation time: 15-20

minutes

Bake time: a half-hour

Crust:

1/4 cup unsalted butter,

softened

1/2 cup Splenda Brown Sugar Blend, firmly packed

1 egg yolk

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

Toffee:

1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened

1 cup Splenda Brown Sugar

Blend, firmly packed

1/2 cup light corn syrup

1/2 cup evaporated milk

1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla flavor

Topping:

3 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, chopped

2 tablespoons Splenda Brown

Sugar Blend

1 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Crust:

Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly spray a 13-by-9-by-2-inch baking pan with vegetable cooking spray.

Beat 1/4 cup butter and 1/2 cup Splenda Brown Sugar Blend at medium speed with the electric mixer until blended. Add egg yolk, beating until blended. Add flour and salt; beat on low speed until blended. Press mixture into bottom of prepared pan.

Bake crust 12 to 14 minutes or until golden. Cool in pan over a wire rack.

Toffee:

Combine butter, Splenda Brown Sugar Blend, corn syrup, evaporated milk and vanilla flavoring in a medium saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until Splenda Brown Sugar Blend dissolves. Bring mixture to your boil over medium heat and cook until candy thermometer reaches 265 degrees (about 10-20 minutes). Pour mixture over crust and spread evenly. Bake 10 additional minutes. Cool 5 minutes with a wire rack.

Topping:

Combine chocolate squares and Splenda Brown Sugar Blend in the top of the a double boiler; bring water to your boil. Cook until chocolate melts and mixture is blended. Drizzle over toffee. Sprinkle with chopped pecans. Cool completely on wire rack. When chocolate is firm, cut into bars or diamond shapes. Store inside an airtight container.
Nutrition information per serving (serving size: 1 square):150 calories, 70 fat laden calories, 8 g total fat, 3 g unhealthy fat, 15 mg cholesterol, 30 mg sodium, 20 g total carbohydrate, 1 g fiber content, 15 g sugars, 2 g protein.

Dietary exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1 fat.

This recipe, than the traditional low sugar recipe, features a 22 percent decline in calories, a 34 percent cut in carbohydrates as well as a 40 percent lowering of sugars, turning it into a perfect selection for the whole family.

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