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Low-calorie dessert recipes

38 Recipes

Looking for a low-calorie dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth? From ice-cream to sorbet, mousse pots and tarts, you're sure to find something to love.

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  • A selection of chocolate-dipped strawberries

    Chocolate-dipped strawberries

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Indulge in chocolate-dipped strawberries for dessert or as part of a romantic picnic. Drizzle over milk and white chocolate for the wow factor

  • Raspberry sorbet in three bowls

    Raspberry sorbet

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.20 ratings

    Make your own raspberry sorbet with just three ingredients. Perfect for hot summer days, or pairing with chocolate puds – and it's vegan too

  • Lighter summer Pavlova

    Lighter summer pavlova

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.7 ratings

    We've reinvented this fruit-topped meringue dessert to reduce the calories, sugar and fat while keeping it as irresistible as the original

  • Stewed apple on a pink plate

    Cinnamon-stewed apple

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Combine apples, raisins and cinnamon to make this quick, light and comforting dessert. Serve with yogurt and a drizzle of maple syrup, if you like.

  • Blood orange & dark chocolate madeleines

    Blood orange & dark chocolate madeleines

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Best enjoyed fresh from the oven, these delicate madeleines dipped in dark chocolate and dusted with blood orange powder make a delectable dessert

  • Red berry fruit compote (German rote grütze)

    Red berry fruit compote (German rote grütze)

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    This light, fruity dessert is a German summertime staple - a mixed berry compote with custard. The fruity mix is ideal as a topping for granola or stirred through ice cream

  • Strawberry & mint granita

    Strawberry & mint granita

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    This light frozen dessert is smooth and slushy, like those from the east of Italy - a perfect palate cleanser to finish a dinner party menu

  • Fruity milk jellies

    Fruity milk jellies

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    These stripy fruit jellies will make everyone smile. Great for summer parties, they can be made the day before – perfect for getting ahead

  • Sunshine lollies

    Vegan orange lollies

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    A combination of orange, satsuma and carrot make these refreshing lollies a low-calorie treat. They're also vegan, gluten-free and sure to be a hit with kids!

  • Rhubarb & star anise sorbet

    Rhubarb & star anise sorbet

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    A stunning homemade pink sorbet with vibrant and sweet forced rhubarb, add a cheeky nip of vodka to make this a little more grown up

  • Star anise meringues with mango coulis & raspberries

    Star anise meringues with mango coulis & raspberries

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Light and fluffy, these subtly spiced, fruit-topped meringues make a delicious end to an Asian-themed dinner party - swap star anise for cardamom, matcha powder or five-spice

  • Chocolate banana ice cream

    Vegan chocolate banana ice cream

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.14 ratings

    A low-fat chocolate ice cream? It really does exist! Our blitzed banana creation is gluten and dairy-free and ready in minutes

  • Fresh raspberry jelly

    Fresh raspberry jelly

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    This make-ahead summer dessert is bursting with intense fruity flavour - set in a classic jelly mould for a retro dinner party centrepiece

  • Banana custard eclairs

    Banana custard eclairs

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    Give these afternoon tea classics a fruity makeover with a creamy banana custard filling - perfect for a sophisticated spread

  • Strawberry & white chocolate choux buns

    Strawberry & white chocolate choux buns

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Fill light choux pastry with a creamy vanilla custard and Greek yogurt filling then finish with fresh fruit for a lower-sugar afternoon tea treat

  • Individual summer puddings

    Individual summer puddings

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    A traditional, low-fat dessert with strawberries, raspberries, redcurrants, blueberries and blackberries set in mini basin moulds

  • Chocolate pear crisp

    Chocolate pear crisp

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.51 ratings

    This delicious pud is lovely and rich, you’d never guess it contains zero saturated fat!

  • Sticky cinnamon figs

    Sticky cinnamon figs

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.27 ratings

    A simple and stylish nutty fig pudding ready in just 10 minutes

  • Effortless raspberry iced mousse

    Effortless raspberry iced mousse

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.39 ratings

    Use raspberries straight from the freezer for a mousse that will unfreeze your tastebuds

  • The ultimate makeover: Chocolate mousse

    The ultimate makeover: Chocolate mousse

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.63 ratings

    This sophisticated dessert is great for a dinner party, or for a lighter family pud use ordinary dark chocolate with less cocoa solids

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