Sugar Free Cake Frosting

This is the sugar free chocolate icing on the cake! We came up with this chocolate frosting recipe without powdered sugar or confectioners sugar - traditional frosting ingredients!

Sugar Free Chocolate Frosting Recipe No Powdered Sugar

This really is the sugar free chocolate icing on the cake! We came up with this chocolate frosting recipe without confectioners sugar before we'd even perfected the sugar free chocolate cake recipe. This icing recipe uses honey, no powdered sugar so it's great for a healthy diet and for diabetics.

Sugar Free Icing For Cakes - Really Sugar Free

The base of this frosting is double cream or heavy cream, it can easily be piped onto cakes or spread on with a knife.

How to Make Sugar free Icing - Really Sugar Free

First add all your ingredients to a large bowl, no need to melt anything as it will combine very easily.

Chocolate Frosting Recipe - Really Sugar Free

We've used a teaspoon of sugar free vanilla essence to add depth of flavour to the chocolate frosting.

Recipe for Sugar Free Icing - Really Sugar Free

Using honey in the sugar free chocolate icing is healthier for diabetics too, as most frosting recipes use confectioners sugar or powdered sugar.

Recipe For Sugar free Frosting - Really Sugar Free

The optional sugar free chocolate sauce is one I found in the UK that uses all natural ingredients, it's made from carob and apple. Here's a link if you'd like to buy it on eBay, it's made in the UK but they will ship worldwide.

Sugar Free Icing Recipe - Really Sugar Free

Whisk your frosting until it's thick enough to hold it's shape, this sugar free icing can be piped onto your cake using a piping bag or spread thickly with a knife.

You might think it won't hold up without powdered sugar or confectioners sugar but it still holds up beautifully and can be piped easily.

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Strictly speaking, this chocolate frosting without refined powdered sugar is actually close to a sugar free chocolate ganache :)

Sugar Free Cake Frosting for Diabetics - No Powdered Sugar

Spread half of the icing to fill the centre, then top with the rest, or you could slice your cake up into more layers to make an even more impressive sugar free chocolate dessert. Here's the recipe for sugar free chocolate cake.

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Sugar Free Chocolate Frosting

Recipe Category: Cakes, Desserts

Recipe Cuisine: British

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 0 mins

Servings: 12

Calories: 198

Rating: 5 from 11 votes


  • 600ml Double Cream
  • 40 grams Cocoa Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 5 teaspoons Honey
  • 4 teaspoons Sugar Free Chocolate Sauce (optional)


  • Add all the ingredients to the double cream, then whisk by hand or with an electric whisk until very thick
  • Spread your frosting all over your sugar free chocolate cake

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Comments (1)

Debra Gliozzi:

26th of May 2021

Thanks for making this page and all these great recipes. Thank you thank you

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