As the Keto diet continues to sweep the world, there are more and more great recipes available. For those who aren’t familiar, Keto is a high-fat almost entirely no-carb way of eating. This puts your body into a state of Ketosis, helping your system reset and begin burning fat for fuel. Many have found great success with this, as it is extremely effective for weight loss. Plus, who doesn’t love a diet that promotes tons of rich cheesy and creamy meals, AND desserts?!
In this guest post, our writer provides a roundup of No Bake Keto dessert recipes. Perfect for warmer weather, you will have options on hand all summer long.
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Guest Post: Easy No Bake Keto Desserts
One of the toughest parts of following a ketogenic diet is battling your sweet tooth while still maintaining ketosis. Whether you are new to the keto diet or a veteran of this approach to eating, you will find yourself looking to satisfy a sugar craving at some point in your keto diet journey. Luckily, there are many easy desserts you can try that can help satisfy your cravings without sabotaging your goals. Below are 7 no bake keto desserts that are big on flavor but low in carbs and sugar. These delicious recipes offer the satisfaction of dessert, fill your nutritional needs and help you reach your goals.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake
Everyone enjoys the classic combination of peanut butter and chocolate! This chocolate peanut butter cake uses popular keto diet ingredients like real butter and cream, peanut butter and no calorie sweeteners to create a cake that is sure to rival your favorite restaurant lava cake. If you don’t eat peanut butter, feel free to substitute another nut butter in this recipe.
Per Serving (serves 2)
Net Carbs: 3.5g
Keto No Bake Cookies
These cookies use peanut butter and coconut to create a keto-friendly version of a traditional, sugar-laden no bake cookie. Ready in just 10 minutes, these tasty keto cookies are a surefire way to satisfy your sweet tooth. You can even add a small amount of unsweetened cocoa powder for a chocolate peanut butter version. You may substitute an equal amount of any nut butter in place of the peanut butter in this recipe. Makes 18 cookies.
Per Serving (2 cookies)
Net Carbs: 3.2g
Chocolate Coconut Fat Bomb Squares
Even if you are brand new to the keto diet, you have probably heard of and likely even tried a fat bomb. Fat bombs are an easy and tasty way to deliver healthy fats to your body. These fat bomb squares are loaded with keto-friendly coconut, coconut oil and real butter. The addition of chocolate takes these from keto diet staple to decadent dessert.
Per Serving (serves 30)
Net Carbs: 0.5g
Easy Keto Chocolate Mousse
Butter, cream cheese, heavy cream and cocoa powder combine to create a rich and creamy keto chocolate mousse. With these decadent ingredients, you will no longer miss the sugary desserts of your pre-keto days.
Per Serving (serves 4)
Net Carbs: 1.5g
Low Carb No Bake Cheesecake
The high fat and low carb nutritional profile of cream cheese make it a great choice for decadent keto-friendly desserts. This easy low carb cheesecakewill satisfy your cheesecake cravings. This recipe uses just 3 ingredients and makes enough to fill a 9-inch pie pan.
Note: The original recipe in the link uses Splenda, which some plans do not consider a keto diet approved food. If you prefer to avoid Splenda, it is recommended that you make this recipe using Swerve or another keto-friendly sweetener.
Per Serving (serves 6)
Net Carbs: 2.6g
No Bake Coconut Cookies
These 3 ingredient coconut cookies come together quickly and are ready to eat in less than 25 minutes. This recipe uses the keto diet pantry staples of coconut oil and unsweetened coconut flakes along with a liquid sweetener. The original recipe calls for monk fruit sweetener, but you can substitute your preferred keto-friendly liquid sweetener and still achieve good results. You can find a baked version here. The final product is a firmer cookie that tastes like a sugary coconut candy bar.
Per Serving (1 cookie)
Net Carbs: 0g
Chocolate Avocado Pudding
If you are new to the keto diet, you may be questioning the ingredient list in this creamy chocolate pudding. Keto veterans, however, know that the combination of avocado and chocolate is a delicious way to satisfy a sweet craving while still maintaining ketosis. Finishing the dish with a sprinkling of pink sea salt helps to balance the flavors and is a step that should not be skipped. The healthy fats from the avocado make this creamy pudding a keto superstar. The nutrition information below is for the entire recipe, but it does make enough to share if desired.
Per Serving (1 large bowl)
Net Carbs: 7g
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My name is Craig and I am an editor at CakeJournal. I spend most of my time finding every excuse test out new baking recipes. I write about everything from cake recipes to fun baking projects to vegan baking. If you can’t get a hold of me I am probably out at a restaurant or in the kitchen.
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