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10 delicious low-sugar dessert recipes

Lighter choices for a (healthy) sweet tooth.

Cutting back on sugar doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fun. These naturally sweet treats are the perfect occasional indulgence for when you’re craving a delicious dessert.

1. Coco-cacao truffles

Roll up some delicious, chocolatey truffles for a delightful treat. With nothing but natural ingredients like coconut, puffed rice, rolled oats, cacao nibs and a variety of seeds, these bite-sized balls are full of goodness.

2. Overnight avocado, coconut and lemon treat

A deliciously creamy dessert by Amy Crawford from The Holistic Ingredient. This cheesecake-in-a-glass is made sweet with dates, banana, cacao nibs, yoghurt and a little coconut milk.

3. Chia pudding with coconut and yoghurt

Bursting with berry sweetness, this superfood bowl from The Blue Ducks is always a winner.

4. No-bake pumpkin pie

Sweet, creamy and full of the comforting flavours of allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves, this easy pumpkin pie is the perfect cool-weather dessert.

5. Peach popsicles

A refreshing treat, bright with the sweetness of fresh peaches and cooling yoghurt. You won’t believe how simple these icy delights are to whip up.

6. Coconut and lime cheesecake

Fresh, zesty and naturally sweet – this no-bake dessert is a coconutty treasure.

7. Vanilla panna cotta with fig and pistachio

An indulgence you can feel good about, full of the delicious flavours of coconut, cinnamon and vanilla bean.

8. Raw mint chocolate mousse

Creamy avocado, sweet coconut and a hint of peppermint make this dessert a tingling delight.

9. Pear, apple and blackberry crumble

Crumbly, warm and nourishing – satisfy your sweet tooth with this delectable dessert from My New Roots.

10. Black rice pudding with roasted rhubarb

A vibrant, fruity dessert with a twist of Indonesian flavour.

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