Following a low-carb diet has benefits and risks, so you probably don’t want to always stick with it.
However, when you do, those low-carb meals aren’t complete without low-carb desserts.
That’s right, low-carb desserts exist and are just as delicious as their heavy-carb counterparts.
So if you’re running out of carbs, you don’t have to give up the best meal of the day – dessert! These delicious treats are all on the healthier side, and while they are low carb, they are high in flavor.
Ready to find your new favorite healthy dessert? You don’t have to be on the Atkins diet to justify trying one of these low-carb dessert recipes tonight!
These are the 18 low-carb desserts that you will like
- Banana split cake
Nothing is tastier than a banana split; This no-bake cake is perfect for feeding a crowd. It is totally up to you which low-carb sweetener you use for this recipe, but I recommend avoiding erythritol.
The crust is made with almond flour instead of other cookies, while fresh bananas and strawberries complete it all. I also love adding a pinch of walnuts for some healthy fats!
- Blueberry buns
The perfect snack to go with a cup of tea, these blueberry scones are made from ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen.
The coconut and almond flours make them hearty, while the fresh blueberries and stevia add a hint of sweetness, making them a well-rounded low-carb dessert option.
- Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie
Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Low Carb – This skillet cookie tastes delicious with just a few ingredients.
Browning the butter adds so much flavor to this Giant Low Carb Chocolate Cookie that you may want to take this step in all your baked goods!
You may never return to the full carb versions once you bake low-carb cookies.
- Lasagna de chocolate
While “authentic” recipes for chocolate lasagna use ingredients like Oreo cookies and whipped cream, this low-carb dessert recipe replaces everything processed with healthy variations like almond flour and shredded coconut.
Imagine a decadent layer of chocolate pudding followed by a layer of sweetened cream cheese, all topped with homemade whipped cream. Now, this is a well-done lasagna!
- Death by chocolate cake
This recipe is unforgettable not only for its intense name but also for its incredible taste!
This sugar-free, low-carb cheesecake will satisfy your sweet tooth with a chocolate crust, chocolate filling, and whipped cream.
- Healthy Five-Minute Strawberry Frozen Yogurt
Why pay exorbitant prices for frozen yogurt when you can make your own? In five minutes and with just four ingredients, you’ll have your own healthy, low-carb dessert that can be stored for up to a month!
- Chocolate Chip Cookies with Almond Butter
Five ingredients, eight minutes, no flour; you can’t possibly not like these chocolate chip cookies. If you’re not a fan of almond butter, substitute your favorite nut butter. I suggest making an additional batch now because they are so good!
- Flourless Chocolate Cookies
These chocolate chip cookies will do the trick when you want to get your chocolate. The cocoa powder gives them that velvety flavor, while the optional chocolate chips add even more chocolate flavor.
I recommend using arrowroot powder in place of cornstarch or xanthan gum here.
- Sticky Skillet Brownie
This sugar-free, low-carb dessert for two is easy to make and perfect for an evening meal. After mixing the ingredients in a bowl, this brownie is baked directly in the pan. One frying pan, two spoons!
- Healthy Chocolate Fudge Truffles
At just 50 calories per piece and packed with good toppings like avocado, yogurt, and protein powder, these low-carb truffles are a high-protein dessert bite that is incredibly delicious after the gym, at lunch, or anytime.
- Lemon Almond Butter Cookies
Can you believe these cookies have only four ingredients? They’re an excellent option for an easy, low-carb dessert, particularly during the spring. You can even use this cookie recipe as a pie crust.
- Lemon cake bars
Made with only healthy ingredients like coconut oil, almond flour, and lemon extract, these ketone ice cream bars will be a hit. Since they will use a lot of cream cheese, save them for an extra special occasion.
- Lemon Poppy Seed Protein Cookies
These Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies are Gluten-free, high-protein, and low-carb. If you love them as much as I do, you can even eat them as a low-carb breakfast; yes, they are that healthy!
- Salted caramel custard
Are you tired of bland vanilla pudding for dessert? This recipe offers you a much more exciting and low-carb option to try.
Also, this flan is a tasty way to go if you want more eggs in your diet. It is easy to make and finished with a three-ingredient caramel sauce.
- Dumplings Cookies (Snickerdoodles)
These no-bake dumplings will satisfy even picky eaters. They are vegan, grain-free, low carb, and taste like snickerdoodles. How can you go wrong?
Almond butter adds a healthy dose of protein, while coconut milk and coconut flour provide nutritional benefits.
This is a dessert that you can also feel good serving to children.
- Cheesecake, strawberry, and lime mojito
Who needs an alcoholic mojito when you can have this low carb dessert? This is one of my favorite cheesecakes, and while the ingredient list seems long, it’s worth it.
- Low Carb Coffee and Ricotta Mousse without Sugar
They make this fantastic low-carb mousse when coffee, whipped cream, and ricotta cheese meet. The ricotta keeps this light and fluffy, while the coffee gives it a caffeine boost.
- Keto Fudge Nuts
If you are on a ketogenic diet, this candy is for you! Like all good keto recipes, this one is high in energizing fat with negligible carbs.