Sugar-free cake rarely matches up to the proper stuff, made of refined sugar and what not. However, I've found a recipe which produces a cake so fine in crumb and texture, it's both delicious and simultaneosly sublime for both kids and adults.
Instead of sugar, this recipe calls for maple syrup, but golden works just as well. The natural sugar from the ripe pears adds an irreplaceable flavourr as well as sweetness too, which would be lost if you used caster sugar.
Although this is only a one-layer cake, it doesn't disappoint. Serve at kids parties and you can delight in the fact it's a home-made bake, free from e-numbers, colours, and contains all natural ingredients.