Family puddings without the fat

  • By
    Angela Nilsen

Wish you could halve the fat of your favourite puddings? Want to eat well while still enjoying traditional treats? Well, thanks to Angela Nilsen and her ultimate makeovers, you can. Try these virtuous versions of all your favourite treats.

Treacle spongeHealthier treacle sponge

Classic: For many, just the smell of this old favourite transports them back to their younger days. While it may remind us of innocent times, the huge calorie count and a whopping 25g of saturated fat makes this a devilish dessert. Schooldays treacle sponge recipe.

Give it a makeover: With less than half the calories and just a fraction of the fat, Angela's lighter steamed sponge is good news for everyone. Makeover treacle sponge recipe.

 

Victoria cake
Healthier Victoria sandwich

Classic: A slice of this old favourite is difficult to resist, but at 558 calories and 28g fat, a second slice could be hard to swallow. Classic Victoria sandwich recipe

Give it a makeover: Now you can have your cake and eat it with Angela Nilsen's lighter version, almost a third of the fat and just 263 calories with all the same great taste. Makeover Victoria sandwich recipe


 

Lemon drizzle cakeLemon drizzle cake

Classic: Our best-loved recipe on the site - you just can't get enough of this citrus star. Classic lemon drizzle cake recipe

Give it a makeover: Halve the fat and save yourself some calories with Angela's version which uses natural yogurt for a healthier helping. Makeover lemon drizzle cake recipe.
 

Chocolate brownies
Chocolate brownies

Classic: Gooey greatness comes at a price... Classic chocolate brownie recipe.

Give it a makeover: These reworked brownies with a secret ingredient to reduce the fat content will save you over 100 calories. Makeover chocolate brownie recipe.

 

Lemon tartLemon tart

Classic: Gordon Ramsay's zingy lemon tart is the most popular on the site - but at 490 calories you'd be right to be waist-wary. Classic lemon tart recipe.

Give it a makeover: Light, lemony and well under half the calories - keep this one just for you. Makeover lemon tart recipe.


 

Sticky toffee puddingSticky toffee pudding

Classic: Young or old, nobody can resist warm sticky toffee pudding, but its vital statistics leave little to be desired, quite literally. Classic sticky toffee pudding recipe.

Give it a makeover: Natural yogurt, and half-fat crème fraîche are just two of the factors making this pud's nutritional value far more palatable. Makeover sticky toffee pudding recipe.


 

CheesecakeNew York cheesecake

Classic: Creamy, cool and even easy to make - cheesecake is an irresistible devil of a dessert. Classic New York cheesecake recipe

Give it a makeover: This righteous recipe looks the same, tastes the same but now weighs in at under half the fat and at a fraction of the calories. Makeover New York cheesecake recipe

 

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