One of my favourite things about having a food blog is that occasionally it affords me the opportunity to try something new that I might not have tried otherwise. I was recently contacted by The Skinny Bakery and asked if I would like to try some of their cakes. Cakes which have less calories, fat and sugar than regular cakes. As a diabetic I am always on the lookout for a sweet treat that I can enjoy on occasion and so I said sure, send them along!
I was sent a delectable assortment, including:
- Skinny Chocolate Pearls (chocolate sponges piped with their signature tofu-chocolate frosting. Low fat and a good source of protein. 21% tofu, 25% low fat yoghurt. 208cals per pack)
-Skinny Sweet Potato Brownies (sweet potato brownie bites, gluten and dairy free recipe, made with 46% sweet potato and sweetened with dates. 189calories per pack)
-Skinny Coconut Bites ( vegan coconut balls with only 5 ingredients. No added sugar and wheat free. 212 calories per pack)
-Skinny Double Chocolate Meringue Cookies ( Chocolate cookies made with egg whites and dairy-free chocolate. Crispy on the outside and gooey on the inside. 141 calories per pack.)
-Skinny Mini Flapjacks ( 5 mini flapjacks, with dates, a hint of coconut and sea salt. 202 calories per pack)
-Skinny Beetroot Pearls (beetroot sponges piped with a quark based low fat cream cheese frosting. 169 calories per pack.)
-Skinny Chocolate Chip Cookies ( Pack of soft dairy-free chocolate chip biscuits – only 37Kcal each)
AND my absolute favourite . . .
-Skinny Carrot Cake Pearls ( Carrot cake sponges piped with a quark based low fat cream cheese frosting.)
OH BOY OH BOY OH BOY!
All of them were delicious. And it was nice to feel like I was actually putting something a bit healthier into my mouth, instead of a whole pile of sugar. I really, really enjoyed them, and I think it is something which I will buy myself in the future, especially since most of they can be frozen for up to six months, which means I can stock up, pop them in the freezer and then just enjoy as and when.
They have free world wide delivery on any order over £29.99 and here is a list of the countries they deliver to, along with estimated delivery times:
And I can also offer you, my readers, a Coupon worth 10% off
just enter the code marie10 at the checkout
You can order from their website: https://skinnybakery.co.uk/#shop
Their products are also available in Selfridges.
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Many thanks to The Skinny Bakery for sending me these delicious cakes to try. Although I was sent them free of charge, I was not required to write a positive review. All opinions are completely my own. I quite simply love LOVE them! (Especially the Carrot Cake ones!)