Diabetic buttercream icing recipes

Choc Shot Liquid Chocolate

Choc Shot Liquid Chocolate

Choc Shot is low in calories and low GI, and suitable for diabetics and vegans. it is really easy to control where you are putting it and as it isn't hot (unlike melted chocolate), you won't melt your buttercream
Raspberry Coconut Layer Cake

Raspberry Coconut Layer Cake

I added thawed raspberries (fresh ones aren't in season in November) to the cake batter and coated the coconut flavoured swiss meringue buttercream with a liberal sprinkling of dessicated coconut
Cinnamon and chestnut layered cake with mulled wine poached pears

Cinnamon and chestnut layered cake with mulled wine poached pears

This year catering for an expecting sister, a diabetic but sweet tooth father and husband who has an allergy to nuts I’ve decided to go for a lighter dessert, a light textured layered cake infused with cinnamon spice and nutty flavours of chestnuts
Orange Layer Cake

Orange Layer Cake

As a diabetic, I need to keep temptations like that out of my way as much as possible. With a beautifully moreish orange buttercream filling and topping
Coffee and Walnut Creams

Coffee and Walnut Creams

Low GI makes it ideal for diabetics. Crispy and buttey double layered biscuits/cookies, flavoured with coffee, rolled in chopped toasted walnuts before baking and sandwiched together with a delicious coffee buttercreamicing
Diabetic Toffee & Chocolate Cake

Diabetic Toffee & Chocolate Cake

Instead of a buttercream frosting I decided to use my usual cream cheese frosting, but instead of adding chocolate spread to the cream cheese I added diabetic chocolate for the topping and diabetic toffee for the filling
Simplicity defined - customisable cupcakes

Simplicity defined - customisable cupcakes

It puts me in mind of a sucrose-loaded wonderland where all your diabetic dreams can come true. Load it up with a fancy ganache or a simple buttercream (see here) or if you're feeling lazy, you could always try a shop-bought frosting - though I have to admit when I tried Betty Crocker's chocolate fudge, I was pretty darn disappointed
Pancake Day!

Pancake Day!

Take one pancake and put it on a serving plate or dish, or wherever you wish to build your diabetic nightmare

Gluten Free Cupcakes

So well worth a look if you’re gluten free, lactose intolerant, diabetic, have IBS or need to keep an eye on your cholesterol