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Dessert Recipes to Outsmart Your Sweet Tooth

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I have to confess that I have a sweet tooth that will some day be my undoing. Craving for ice creams, chocolates and anything sweet at all odd hours of day and night goes straight to my hips and of course my cavities!!! Despite anything Nigella Lawson might say, when your children get your sweet genes, it is cause for worry. This is why I came up with the idea of looking for natural sugars and healthier alternatives to trick all the sweet teeth my family could throw at me. I researched, experimented and finally here are some recipes that give you all the sweet you need without causing as much damage

Put a lot of fruits in your custard:

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Custard is a favorite with my children. A very easy but useful technique to reduce the quantity of sweet in it is to put a lot of fresh cut fruits that have natural sugar. This will reduce the amount of sugar you need to put in it.

Use natural items, such as honey:

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Another option to reduce your sugar consumption while satisfying the needs of your sweet tooth is to put some honey in your yoghurt instead of sugar. You can make a huge variety of milkshakes by putting in fresh fruits that naturally sweeten the drink. These milkshakes will not be healthier but also have better nutritional value.

Fruit Salad:

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Fruit salad with yoghurt dressing and a dash of cinnamon and honey in it is not highly nutritious but also appropriate for people wanting to avoid sugar.

Opt for Dark Chocolates:

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Using dark chocolates instead of regular chocolates for your cakes, milkshakes and other dessert recipes is a good idea if you wish to outsmart your sweet tooth.

Cinnamon:

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Using cinnamon in your dessert recipes is another way to sweeten the dish without raising the calorie count.

Carrots:

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Using carrots to make cakes and desserts is a good option too, if you wish to reduce the use of sugar.

 

Try out these recipes for yourself. They can become favorites with your family, as they have with mine.

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Lip smacking Low-Calorie Cake Recipes

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Just like us, if you can’t say No to a desert but at the same time, keep worrying about your love handles, then, you are up for a surprise. Here is a recipe that is a treat for your senses. But, remember, moderation is the key. Do not go overboard with it, because we said, low-calorie not no-calorie.

Low-Calorie Cheese Cake

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Ingredients:

  1. Sugar             ¾ cup
  2. Unflavored gelatin             2 envelopes
  3. Eggs             3 separated
  4. Salt             ¼ teaspoon
  5. Skimmed milk             1 ½ cup
  6. Grated lemon rind 1 teaspoon
  7. Cottage cheese 3 cups
  8. Vanilla 1 teaspoon
  9. Lemon juice 3 tablespoon
  10. Graham cracker crumbs 1/3 cup

Preparation:

Mix the gelatin with the salt and six tablespoons of sugar in a double boiler over boiling water. Beat the egg yolks with the milk and then add it to the gelatin mixture. Keep stirring the mixture (for about 6 minutes) until it thickens slightly. Stop heating and then add the lemon rind. Chill the mixture until it mounds a bit when it is dropped from a spoon. While you are chilling the mixture, beat the cottage cheese at a high speed for about three minutes. Then add the vanilla and the lemon juice. Fold in the chilled gelatin mixture. Beat the egg whites till they are stiff but not dry. Then add the remaining sugar and beat it till it is very stiff. Fold into the gelatin mixture. Sprinkle the Graham cracker crumbs and turn into the pan. Chill it till its firm.

Low Calorie Banana Walnut Cake:

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Ingredients:

  1. Mashed bananas                     2/3 cup
  2. Softened butter                       ½ cup
  3. Water                                      ¾ cup
  4. Eggs                                        3
  5. Unbleached flour                    2 cups
  6. Baking powder                       2 teaspoon
  7. Cinnamon                               1 teaspoon
  8. Soda                                        1 teaspoon
  9. Raisins                                    ½ cup
  10. Chopped walnuts                    ½ cup

Preparation:

Beat the bananas and the butter until they are creamy. Add the eggs and water, and beat it well. Stir in the unbleached flour, baking powder, the soda and the other dry ingredients. Beat the mixture until it is smooth. Add the raisins and the nuts. Spread the batter evenly on to a floured and oiled 13 inch by 9 inch pan. Bake it at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes. Insert a knife and check whether it comes out clean. Cool and serve it in square cut pieces.

 

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