What if you could enclose the wonderful nutty flavor of sesame paste in a sweet, bite-sized candy? Well, these halva candies are a Tahini explosion! And with our sugar-free recipe, everyone can indulge in this crunchy treat regardless of their diet.
Halva, also known as Halvah, is a world famous Middle Eastern confection. The traditional recipe consists of sesame butter mixed with sugar syrup, then packed into a dense cake and cooled until set.
Although this tahini candy is delicious, it is quite high in sugar, making it unsuitable for people with diabetes or those on a keto diet. Don’t worry! We made our recipe low-carb and sugar-free, swapping out white sugar for it natural sweetener erythritol.
Erythritol is a wonderful sugar substitute that adds sweetness to baking and treats without adding calories. It tastes almost as sweet as sugar but provides no calories and carbohydrates because our bodies cannot digest it. This means it doesn’t affect your blood sugar levels or your carb count.
We’ve infused halva batter with the delicate aromas of rosewater and cinnamon, often found in Middle Eastern sweets like baklava. Finally, we sliced the halva platter Individual portions of appetizersperfect with a hot cup of coffee or mint tea – we also love them as Pick-me-up energy enjoyment!
These sesame candies have a slightly crumbly texture and a nice combination of sweet and nutty notes. Every fudge cube comes along only 90 calories and of course zero sugar. You need less than 20 minutes to prepare the halva batter, then relax and let your fridge do the rest!