Looking to unwind with a relaxing weekend baking project? Explore our refined sugar-free baking recipes to enjoy lightened-up versions of classic treats such as muffins, cookies and cakes.


For more ideas, see our sister site, BBC Good Food's, sugar-free baking guide.

Discover more recipes with our healthy dessert recipes, low-calorie snacks, low-carb snacks and our best healthy sweet snacks.

Sugar-free baking recipes

Sugar-free cookies

These small vegan cookies are a real family treat — ground almonds provide a nutty flavour, while a burst of natural sweetness comes from raspberries.

Sugar-Free Cookies Topped with Jam on a Metal Cooling Rack

Sugar-free banana bread

We've used silken tofu in place of eggs in this vegan banana berry traybake, wonderful served with dairy-free yogurt for a sweet breakfast or brunch.

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A tray filled with chunks of banana and berry cake

Healthy muffins

Bursting with banana and pineapple, and gently spiced with cardamom and cinnamon, these vegan crumble muffins make for a moreish afternoon snack.

Three golden muffins in paper cases on a pale blue napkin

Healthy chocolate cake

We've given classic chocolate cake a healthy twist by using sweet potatoes, sticky dates and almond milk. Using dark chocolate and cacao powder gives it a wonderful richness.

A chocolate cake on a glass cake stand with a slice taken out of it

Healthy cookies

Craving cookies but don't fancy the calories? Bake a batch of these healthy treats made with muesli, wholemeal flour and rapeseed oil, with a touch of honey for sweetness.

A fresh batch of muesli cookies


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