Chocolate Pinwheels, Diabetic Friendly Chocolate Pinwheels


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Cocoa powder is a good substitute for high calorie chocolate sauce in these attractive pinwheels.

Enjoy this scrumptious snack occasionally to satisfy your sweet tooth. Try to keep it for special occasions like a party and remember not to go overboard.

For a variant you can try Orange Rum Cake , Soya Chocolate Pancakes with Strawberry Sauce or Date and Apple Kheer .

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Chocolate Pinwheels, Diabetic Friendly Chocolate Pinwheels recipe - How to make Chocolate Pinwheels, Diabetic Friendly Chocolate Pinwheels

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 12 pinwheels
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For The Chocolate Spread
1 tbsp low fat butter
2 tbsp cocoa powder
5 tbsp low-fat milk
1 tsp sugar substitute

Other Ingredients
4 slices of whole wheat bread
4 tsp quick cooking rolled oats
For the chocolate spread

  1. Heat the butter in a deep non-stick pan, add the cocoa powder. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  2. Add the milk and sugar substitute, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Transfer it into a small bowl and keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Remove the crust from the bread slices.
  2. Flatten each slice using a rolling pin.
  3. Spread 2 tsp of chocolate spread on each bread slice and sprinkle 1 tsp of oats evenly over it.
  4. Roll each slice like a swiss roll and cut it into 3 equal portions.
  5. Repeat steps 2 to 4 to make 9 more pinwheels.
  6. Serve immediately.


  1. It is highly recommended that this recipe be relished by diabetics only occasionally and in small quantities. This is just a mere ‘treat’ and does not qualify for a regular diabetic menu.

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Nutrient values per pinwheel
Energy 27 kcal
Protein 1.0 gm
Carbohydrates 4.1 gm
Fat 0.7 gm
Calcium 10.9 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Diabetic SnacksBuy this cookbook

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Chocolate Pinwheels ( Diabetic Recipe)
 on 05 Sep 14 04:42 PM

An instant chocolaty snack to satisfy the sweet tooth. A nice substitute to chocolates for diabetic patients