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Do you have diabetes? Do you yearn for sweets every day? Then why not indulge in some guilt-free, sugar-free dessert recipes for diabetics? These desserts can be decadently delicious as their sugary counterparts. Try them if you don’t believe us. Our list of dessert recipes will give you a helping hand to plan out little non-sugary treats for your family.
Whether diabetic or not, eat desserts that won’t make you OD on sugar. Young and old, all family members will love them too!
Sugar-Free Dessert Recipes For Diabetics
Delicious Fruit And Cake Trifle
You’ll enjoy this yummylicious fruit pudding. It is a low-fat sugar-free dessert that everyone can enjoy (especially diabetic people). This pudding sets fast so it can be eaten right after assembling the layers. If not, chill in the refrigerator and serve.
- 1 bar (9 inches) cake, cut into small pieces (vanilla flavor preferably)
- 4 cups cold fat-free milk
- 2 packages fat-free, sugar-free vanilla pudding mix
- 1 cup strawberries, halved
- 1/2 cup pineapple, diced into small pieces
- 1/2 cup light whipped cream
- A handful of chopped walnuts (optional)
- Take a trifle bowl and layer the cake pieces in the bottom of the bowl. You may also use any other glass bowl you have.
- Whisk together the milk and vanilla pudding mix in a large bowl. Pour this mixture over the cake layer.
- Top it up with strawberries and pineapple. Spoon them up with a layer of whipped topping again. Sprinkle chopped walnuts if you choose.
- Set in refrigerator and serve chill.
- Similar sugar-free dessert recipes for diabetics can be made in many different ways. Substitute the flavor of cake and pudding as per your taste or top it up with different fresh seasonal fruits. If you’re making it for kids add some choco-chip topping with chocolate flavor cake. They’ll love it!
Mouth-Watering Sweet Banana Lumpia
If you’re fond of warm sweets this one is a perfect delight for you. Finding sugar-free dessert recipes for diabetics is no more a task. This delicious fried snack is so simple to relish. You’ll agree once you taste them.
- 3 medium brown bananas
- 12 lumpia wrappers (or egg roll wrappers)
- Oil for frying
- 12 teaspoons honey
Milk Chocolate Toasted Coconut Butter:
- 3 cups unsweetened flaked coconut toasted
- 1/4 cup sugar-free chocolate lightly melted (milk or dark chocolate)
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon flaked sea salt
- Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F and spread some coconut flakes on the baking sheet. Bake for 5-10 minutes. Stir the coconut after a couple of minutes to ensure even color.
- In a food processor add toasted coconut and salt. Process until the mixture is blended well and is as smooth as possible. Add melted chocolate and vanilla extract and process until well combined. Transfer into a serving bowl or a glass jar for storage.
- Next, grab your bananas and cut them into halves or quarters (to fit inside your wrappers). Dip the lumpia wrappers in warm water before wrapping.
- Place the banana in the center of the wrapper and drizzle 1 teaspoon honey over it. Wrap the bananas into a log and seal the sides with water. Repeat the procedure with remaining banana pieces.
- Heat oil in a large skillet over low heat. Fry the lumpia for about 3-5 minutes on each side or until crispy and golden brown. Remove and drain on a paper towel and cool.
- Serve lumpia warm with dark chocolate coconut butter.
Blueberry Strawberry Coconut Water Popsicles
Popsicles, a dessert loaded with sugar! Isn’t this the first thought that pops your mind? But if you can’t have sugar we have delicious sugar-free dessert recipes for diabetics. These pops get their sweetness from the berries, coconut water, and honey. They are a tasty, refreshing, and healthy treat for everyone!
- 2 cups fresh coconut water
- 1 heaping cup strawberries
- 1 heaping cup blueberries
- 2 tablespoon honey
- Take one cup of coconut water, strawberries, and 1 tablespoon honey in a blender and combine until smooth. Pour the mixture in another container and set aside. Rinse the blender with water.
- Now blend the remaining coconut water with blueberries and honey in the blender until smooth.
- Fill each popsicle mold halfway with the blueberry mixture and partly freeze for 15 minutes. Now slowly pour the strawberry mixture over the top will the mold is full. The two mixtures will partly mix and show distinct swirls of two fruits. Freeze for 4-5 hours.
- Run the mold through tap water to release the popsicles before serving.
- You may mix all the berries together to get uniform popsicles.
Carrot Cake Protein Bars
Hunger pangs taking troll by mid-day? What do you choose to eat? Chocolate or chips? Grab something that’s filling and tasty. The gluten-free protein bars are low in calories and yet a yummy dessert. So, how could we miss adding it in our list of sugar-free dessert recipes for diabetics?
- 2 tablespoons Ener-G egg replacer
- 1/2 cup warm water
- 2 ripe bananas, peeled and mashed
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup sugar-free, gluten-free protein powder
- 1/2 cup coconut flour
- 1/4 cup ground flaxseed
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- pinch of ground cloves
- 1/2 teaspoon gluten-free baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
- 3/4 cup shredded carrots
- 1/4 cup raisins (optional)
- 2 tablespoon melted coconut butter
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Keep aside.
- Thoroughly whisk the egg replacer and warm water together till the mixture gets a bit foamy. Add mashed bananas, milk, and pure vanilla extract to the egg mixture in a large bowl. Combine with a hand or stand mixture.
- Take all dry ingredients together and mix in a trifle bowl until well incorporated. Add this into the wet mixture and combine until smooth.
- Add shredded carrots and raisins and mix to incorporate. Keep aside for a couple of minutes to thicken up the mixture slightly.
- Use 1/3 cup of the mixture and form a ball, roll it to lengthen a bit and then press it to get a bar shape about 1/4 inch thick. Make all bars similarly.
- Bake for 22-25 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. The bottoms of the protein bars should turn golden and the tops should be cracking slightly.
- Cool on a wire rack and serve.
Hope you have enjoyed the recipes. Try these above-mentioned sugar-free dessert recipes for diabetics and satisfy your sweet tooth without any guilt.
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