If you are following the keto diet or trying to eat low carb, we know how hard it can be to find great recipes, especially when it comes to keto desserts. We’re here to help! The following low carb keto desserts we have gathered are some of our favorites: they’re low in sugar and scrumptious recipes that you can enjoy while on the keto diet. From strawberry gummies to 3 different fudge recipes, you are guaranteed to find lots of creative, family-friendly dessert options here that are keto-friendly and absolutely delicious. Which one will you make first?
The 10 Keto Desserts that Make Your Mouth Water
We love introducing unique, fun recipes, and these tasty cake pops are no exception! What’s impressive about this recipe is that not only is it keto-friendly, it is also gluten-free, paleo-friendly, nut-free, and vegan! Cake Pop Freezer Fudge requires no baking, and it only has 5 grams of carbs. They are also a fantastic source of nourishing non-hydrogenated fat! Kids will love both making and eating these cake pops too. Everyone will love that In just 15 minutes, you’ll have dessert ready for a whole party!
This vegan fudge is as flavorful as it looks. If you’re someone who prefers a rich, decadent taste over sweetness, this is the recipe for you. Coconut Almond Butter Fudge is loaded with healthy fats – we’re talking 28 grams total! This is perfect for the ketogenic diet, which requires high fat every day. Another surprise? Each serving has only 1 gram of sugar. Your body will surely thank you after this delectable treat.
We want to make sure you have plenty of options when it comes to fudge recipes, and this Mint Chip Freezer Fudge recipe is definitely one of our favorites. The classic combination of fresh mint and rich dark chocolate is enough to make your mouth water. Additionally, this too-good-to-be-true fudge is low in sugar, and rich in healthy fats (coconut oil and coconut butter). Enjoy the creamy texture that comes from nutritious premium gelatin too – it gives you a little protein boost!
While bark is always great for the holiday season, it’s also an ideal year-round dessert. This Chocolate Almond Bark is really simple to make, and it’s free of refined sugar! Each serving has only 3 net carbs, but they are loaded with rich fats from the coconut oil. The almonds give it a satisfying crunch, and if you double up the recipe, you’ll have enough bark to feed the entire neighborhood!
We’re not exaggerating when we say this recipe is super easy to make. Preparing these Strawberry Gummies takes only 5 minutes and three ingredients: strawberries, water, and Further Food Premium Gelatin for the fun gummy texture. While it does require ample freezer time, it is definitely worth the wait. They’re only 3 calories, with no sugar! Keto requires low sugar, and this is a perfect example of sugar-free snacking. Play with the shape of the gummy for fun dessert making, and feel free to eat them by the handful!
Pumpkin Pie Panna Cotta screams fall, though if you’re like us, you’ll enjoy this throughout the year. There’s just something so soothing about the taste of pumpkin, which fulfills your daily Vitamin A needs in just one serving. The premium gelatin is what really makes this recipe perfect because the creamy texture is key! This treat is also super low in sugar, which is great for keto-lovers, and it has a collagen protein boost. This is definitely a recipe you can impress your friends with this holiday season!
If you’re craving something a bit more light, Blueberry Cheesecake Scones are the way to go. They’re keto-friendly and packed with antioxidants thanks to the blueberries. We know this is a dessert recipe roundup, but don’t be afraid to have these scones for breakfast – the buttery flavor is perfect to wake up to. Enjoy these with your favorite spread to make them all your own!
Calling all chocolate lovers! Sugar Free Chocolate Orange Truffles may just be your next go-to snack. These truffles are so scrumptious, and the creaminess comes from protein-rich gelatin. Each truffle has 1 gram of fat and no sugar, so don’t feel bad about eating more than one piece at a time – who could possibly resist? Make a batch at the beginning of the week so you can satisfy your chocolate cravings whenever you want. These make for the best little fat bombs!
We’re sneaking in one last fudge recipe for you! This is another easy fudge recipe that makes for a savory dessert. If you’re following a low-carb diet, or you just love peanut butter, pay attention! Keto Peanut Butter Fudge is packed with satiating monounsaturated fat from the peanut butter and even more fat from the cream cheese. Dairy-free friends, worry not – you can easily switch out the cream cheese for full-fat coconut cream! This is literally one of the fastest recipes to prepare, and don’t forget the pinch of sea salt to tie the rich, nutty taste together!
Keto friends – if this recipe doesn’t scream fat, nothing will. Keto Dark Chocolate Coconut Bars are the ultimate fat bombs without added sugar! That’s right, these bars are rich and great for when you need a quick bite, with 15 grams of fat and only 1 gram of sugar. Who says you can’t satisfy your sweet tooth once you switch to keto?
Keto Desserts and No Carbs: What’s Next?
So we’ve shown you some of our favorite keto-friendly dessert recipes, but obviously a balanced diet begins with your meals. The ketogenic diet can be difficult to start at first, but we can assure you that once you get more adjusted with the sort of foods you can and can’t eat, you’ll be able to turn the ketogenic diet into a way of life! If you’re just starting out, we recommend checking out these practical tips for beginning the keto diet. If you want to learn more about the diet in its entirety, we recommend this complete guide. We even compiled a list of foods that are great and not so great to indulge in!
It doesn’t stop there! We have debunked keto myths as well as information on what happens when your body eats too many carbs — something that is way too easy to do if we’re not careful.
Some people assume the keto diet to be restricting, and while there are foods you should avoid in order to achieve ketosis, there is a huge range of delicious keto-friendly meals, snacks and desserts (of course!) that are out there waiting for you to try! The term “ketogenic diet” can be intimidating, but the more informed you are about it, the less daunting it can be, especially once you come to understand the life-changing benefits of keto.