When I stumbled upon The Skinny Food Co’s various sugar free syrups, my head burst with all the opportunities to create sweet, low carb dishes which would have otherwise been quite tricky. Here, I simply used their Sugar-free Maple Syrup to create ANOTHER lolly flavour for Funnyman. (Bless him, he is just a little boy in a 45-year old man’s body). Anyway, I also added toasted, chopped hazelnuts for additional crunch and texture – and it certainly got the thumbs up from him!
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Carbs 1.5g | Fat 32g | Protein 2.3g
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Skinny® Maple & Roasted Hazelnut Lollies (Low carb)
- 80 g (2.8 oz) unpeeled hazelnuts
- 300 g (10.6 oz) double cream
- 100 g (3.5 oz) Skinny® Maple sugar-free syrup
- Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan oven). This is 200°C for conventional ovens (or 400°F / gas mark 6).
- Spread the hazelnuts out on a tray and place in the oven for 12 minutes. After 12 minutes, remove the nuts from the tray and allow to cool slightly. Once cool enough to handle, slide off the burnt skins as best you can. Spread the peeled hazelnuts back onto the tray and return to the oven for an additional 8 minutes.
- Once the nuts have roasted, set them aside to cool, then roughly chop.NOTE: If you chose to use blanched, whole almonds (already peeled), simply toast them as per the second step (8 minutes).
- In the meantime, whip the double cream to stiff peaks. Fold in the sugar-free maple syrup.
- Add the chopped nuts and fold in to combine.
- Divide the mixture between the 6 lolly moulds (100ml / 3.4 fl. oz) in capacity. We have incorporated a lot of air into the cream when we whipped it, which added volume - so there will be enough mixture to fill all six lolly moulds. Be sure to knock the lolly mould down on the kitchen counter top to allow the mixture to settle, avoiding any air pockets.
- Click the lid/stick in place of each one, and place in the freezer overnight.
- Transfer the popsicles to the fridge 30 minutes before eating or simply run hot water on the outside of the mould to make it easier to slide out.
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Calories 306Kcal / 1280kJ
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