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Diabetic / sugar-free cake

tygrr_lily May 27, 2013 08:25 PM

Does anywhere know where I could find a tasty diabetic / sugar free cake in Toronto? It's my grandma's 80th birthday and would love to be able to get her a cake to celebrate. I thought Dufflet might have one, but i could only find gluten free


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    Luvtooeat May 28, 2013 04:08 PM

    Dessert Lady in Yorkville

    Carole's Cheesecake Company


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    1. re: Luvtooeat
      tygrr_lily May 28, 2013 08:13 PM

      Thanks! I've contacted these three. Think I bought one at Gerhard's a couple of years ago as the name/location is familiar.

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      craisin May 28, 2013 05:04 PM

      Bunners in the Junction uses agave nectar as a sweetener which they say is low on the glycemic index and therefore better for diabetics.


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      1. re: craisin
        meatnveg May 28, 2013 06:38 PM

        I would be wary of agave. It might be a little low on the GI scale, but it still raises blood glucose and should be treated the same as normal sugar.

        Source: http://www.diabetes.org/living-with-d...

        1. re: meatnveg
          tygrr_lily May 28, 2013 08:13 PM

          Good to know - thanks. I did sent out an email to Bunners asking for more details, but have yet to get a reply

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        kbdid May 31, 2013 09:05 PM

        If Grandma's diabetes is under control, she should be able to eat a bit of "normal" cake (this is coming from a diabetic).

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