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Old 01-10-2017, 01:12 AM   #1
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Dairy free, maybe even sugar free too, cake frosting??

Basically looking for a dairy free/possibly sugar free cake frosting substitute, since I no longer want to eat cream cheese or pure sugar. Can anyone help?
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Old 01-10-2017, 02:10 AM   #2
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Nut butter or soy whip or mashed fruit?
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Old 01-10-2017, 07:30 AM   #3
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Not sure what you mean by pure sugar.

You could try an old 7 minute frosting made with honey or pure maple syrup instead of sugar and water.

Personally I would just skip the frosting and make a pound cake, carrot cake, banana cake, etc... and serve it plain or with fruit as CakePoet mentioned above.
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Not sure what you mean by pure sugar.

You could try an old 7 minute frosting made with honey or pure maple syrup instead of sugar and water.
That confused me, too. Honey and maple syrup are essentially sugar, too.
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Old 01-10-2017, 10:13 AM   #5
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If you're okay with honey, you might want to look at some paleo options, since that diet is low(er) carb, and dairy free.

Otherwise, I've been on the ketogenic diet for over 2 years. It's all sugar free, and, although not dairy free by definition, there are quite a few adherents who don't use dairy.

This gal, Carolyn Ketchum, makes some amazing dessert recipes, and here's a link on one of her pages for dairy free recipes (not necessarily for just frosting, although some of the recipes are for cakes):

Best Low Carb Dairy Free Dessert Recipes | All Day I Dream About Food
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Old 01-10-2017, 10:15 AM   #6
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I used to by vegan sugar free cupcakes (I think it was Whole Foods) that had frosting made with soy products and sugar substitute. Really couldn't tell the difference.
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Old 01-10-2017, 09:47 PM   #7
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What little I eat with frosting, I want the full Monte! Having anything else, IMO, is worthless.
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What little I eat with frosting, I want the full Monte! Having anything else, IMO, is worthless.
Unfortunately, some of us don't have that option.
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There is a banana, peanutbutter and coco powder frosting fro cake, sadly I cant find it. But it doesnt use white sugar, just bananas for sweetness.
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I make a gluten free/dairy free frosting using coconut milk. You could use coconut sugar with it as well. It won't be pure white but it will taste good. For the butter, I use Earthbound spreads. We get the one with no soy - it is palm oil and tastes great.
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