A lot of people have been hearing about the benefits of a low carb diet and many are wondering what they can eat to still enjoy desserts.
This article will provide you with recipes for some easy and quick low carb desserts that you can make at home.
1. Low Carb Chocolate Cake
4oz cream cheese (softened)
2 oz unsweetened chocolate
3/4 cup parmesan cheese (grated, not powdered)
1/2 cup butter
2 cups almond flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tbsp vanilla extract
1/8 tsp salt
Preheat the oven to 350F.
Line a cake pan with parchment paper and set it aside.
In a small saucepan, melt together the butter and chocolate over low heat until smooth.
Remove from heat and let cool for about 10 minutes.
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix at high speed until thoroughly combined and fluffy (~3 minutes).
Pour batter into prepared cake pan and bake for about 25 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
2. Low Carb Pumpkin Pie
1/2 cup pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
1/4 cup almond milk
1/4 cup Swerve sweetener (or other sugar substitutes)
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/8 tsp salt
1/2 cup cream cheese (softened)
Preheat the oven to 350F and spray a 9-inch pie dish with cooking spray.
In a large bowl, whisk together the pumpkin puree, almond milk, eggs, sweetener, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. Set aside.
In a bowl, cream together the cream cheese and sweetener until smooth.
Pour the pumpkin mixture into the cream cheese mixture and stir until well combined.
Pour the mixture into the prepared pie dish and bake for about 45 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Almond Joy Cookies
1 cup almond flour
1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
3 tablespoons coconut oil or butter
2/3 cup sugar-free sweetener (I used Swerve)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
In a medium bowl, combine almond flour, coconut, salt, and baking powder.
In a large bowl, cream together the coconut oil or butter and sugar-free sweetener until light and fluffy.
Beat in egg and vanilla extract until smooth.
Gradually add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until well blended.
Roll dough into 1-inch balls, and place on ungreased baking sheets.
Flatten with a fork.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 minutes.
Cool cookies on baking sheets for 1 minute; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
Enjoy your delicious and quick low carb desserts!
These recipes are just a few examples of some easy and quick low carb desserts that you can make at home. There are many other great recipes out there, so be sure to explore and find ones that fit your taste preferences. Following a low carb diet does not mean that you have to give up desserts altogether – you just need to find recipes that fit within your dietary restrictions. By following these simple and quick low carb desserts recipes, you can enjoy a delicious and satisfying dessert without worrying about ruining your diet. Happy cooking!