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12 Decadent Dessert Recipes Under 300 Calories

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12 Decadent Dessert Recipes Under 300 Calories

Who doesn't love a sweet treat? They're the perfect finale to dinner or great as an indulgence. However, too much of a good thing can sometimes be unhealthy. These 12 decadent desserts will help you indulge your sweet tooth while still maintaining a healthy diet. From rich chocolate mousse to tiramisu, these recipes allow you to indulge in your favorite desserts without the added fat, sugar, and calories. You will also find some gluten-free options and even desserts suitable for those on a Keto diet. Our selection of treats is sure to please everyone, whether you are making them for your family or just treating yourself.

3-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse

This recipe is for a delicious and low-calorie chocolate mousse that is incredibly easy to make and requires only three ingredients. To ensure that the mousse is light and fluffy, sift the cocoa powder to remove any lumps. Over-whipping the mixture may cause it to lose its creamy texture, so whip it just enough until all ingredients are fully blended. Store this mousse in the fridge or freezer, and it will last for some time. If freezing, be sure to thaw it in the fridge for at least three hours before serving.

Cinnamon Bun in a Mug

To make this treat, you will need self-raising flour, plain Greek yogurt, the granulated sweetener of your choice, milk, and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Moreover, this recipe is an easy and yeast-free way to make delicious cinnamon buns. This fluffy dessert is sure to please.

This recipe for no-bake, gluten-free, vegan cookie dough is both delicious and low-calorie, with just 106 calories per serving (1/8 cup, equal to two cookies).

Easy Low-Carb Blueberry Cobbler

You will not even notice that this blueberry cobbler is low-carb and gluten-free, as it tastes just like the regular version. It is also quick and easy to make. Moreover, this great dessert is perfect to serve after dinner or at family get-togethers.

Greek Yogurt Brownies

These Greek yogurt brownies are a healthier option for chocolate lovers as they are lower in fat and sugar-free. How? Well, these brownies use yogurt as a substitute for oil or butter, which makes them gooey, fudgy, and completely guilt-free. Additionally, each brownie has fewer than 100 calories.

Furthermore, these yogurt brownies can be stored at room temperature in a sealed container. To keep them moist and fudgy, place a sheet of paper towel on top. They will keep well for up to five days. They are also freezer-friendly and can be stored in the freezer for up to six months. To thaw them, leave them overnight in the refrigerator or at room temperature.

Skinny Chocolate Cheesecakes

These Skinny Chocolate Cheesecakes are a decadent treat with less than 150 calories. Made with cottage cheese instead of cream cheese, they are lower in fat and high in protein. You can top them with fresh fruit, caramel or chocolate sauce, crushed candies or cookies, sprinkles, or chocolate shavings. The light whipped topping is included in the nutritional information.

Chocolate cheesecake on a wooden background
You can indulge in a slice of low-calorie chocolate cheesecake made with cottage cheese instead of cream cheese.

Low-Calorie Apple Crumble

This recipe for a single-serve apple crumble requires only seven simple ingredients and will be your new favorite dessert or snack. It is dairy-free, vegan, and can be easily made gluten-free. The recipe also uses natural sweeteners and has no added sugars. Finally, it only has 100 calories per serving.

Low-Calorie Chocolate Cake

This cake is no ordinary chocolate cake because it is low in calories. However, it is still soft and moist, just like any other chocolate cake. The best part is that you can enjoy the creamy chocolate frosting, too, because each slice only has seventy calories. Moreover, it only takes six ingredients and fifteen minutes to prepare.

Low-Calorie Snickerdoodle Cookies

These snickerdoodles are soft, chewy, and covered in cinnamon sugar. At fifty-six calories per cookie, these cookies are perfect for those who want to watch their caloric intake. Additionally, they do not require any chill time and bake in under ten minutes so that you can enjoy them in just twenty minutes from start to finish.

Low-Calorie Tiramisu

This tiramisu recipe has low-fat and low-calorie ingredients, but it still tastes decadent. Tiramisu averages 600 calories a slice, but a slice of this tiramisu only has 166 calories. And you only need six ingredients to make this dessert.

However, it is best to chill it overnight to allow the ingredients to set for a better taste. Additionally, you can switch this recipe up, if you like, by adding layers of sliced strawberries, raspberries, or other berries between the ladyfingers and filling.


Skinny No Bake Cheesecake for One

A typical slice of cheesecake usually contains between 500 to 1000 calories. However, this recipe is for a single-serving cheesecake in a jar that contains less than 200 calories. Not only is it easy to make with just five ingredients, but it also does not require any baking or chilling time in the refrigerator. So you can enjoy it right away!

Strawberry Mousse Cake

Finding a delicious cake recipe that is low in carbs and does not contain sugar or tons of fat is rare. It is even rarer to find a cake that has only 165 calories per slice. This cake is incredibly light and soft and will satisfy all your sweet cravings.

homemade strawberry mouse cake.
You can easily make a low-calorie Strawberry Mousse Cake at home with only 165 calories per slice.

Final Thoughts

You do not need to give up indulgent desserts if you want to manage your diet. These dessert options are perfect for satisfying your sweet cravings while maintaining a healthy diet. All our treats offer guilt-free indulgence, from cheesecake to snickerdoodle cookies. Moreover, some of these desserts are also suitable for those who are looking for gluten-free, sugar-free, or keto-friendly options.

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Healthy Banana Mousse Dessert

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  • Author: MomsWhoThink.com


  • 2 tablespoons low-fat milk
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 medium banana, cut in quarters
  • 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 8 slices (1/4 inch each) banana


  1. Place milk, sugar, vanilla, and banana in a blender. Blend for 15 seconds at high speed until smooth.
  2. Pour mixture into a small bowl and fold in yogurt. Chill.
  3. Spoon into four dessert dishes and garnish each with two banana slices just before serving.

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