11 Sumptuous Low Sugar Desserts

Maintaining a low sugar diet can be difficult, especially with the number of hidden sugars there are in a lot of everyday cupboards essentials. There's a sudden realisation that all of the tastiest things in life - more often than not - are chocked full of refined sugars and carbohydrates. With the combination of our Lo-Dough bases and erythritol (or another quality sweetener) or our super-simple brownie mix, you can make truly delicious desserts that are low in both calories & carbs, and have a reduced effect on blood sugar compared to other desserts. Check out our favourite low-sugar recipes below.

low calorie brownies

A healthy way to get your brownie fix

With our brownie mix, you can enjoy all of the deliciousness and indulgence you enjoy with chocolate brownies - without the enormous amount of sugar usually attached. Simply add water to our mix, mix thoroughly, and bake to enjoy brownies for just 65 calories and little over 2g sugar each. 

Hot Chocolate Fudge Mug Cake

hot chocolate fudge cake

Everyone loves chocolate cake - and if you don’t, you haven’t tried the right cake. Now you can enjoy all of its deliciousness in a matter of minutes. All you need is our brownie mix and a microwave and you’ve got everything for tasty hot chocolate fudge cake for just 4g sugar. 

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Vanilla Flan

Vanilla Flan

 When it comes to flans, we're very much of the opinion: the thicker, the better. You can have a door-stop sized wedge of this delicious dessert for under 1g of sugar. 

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Easter Cupcakes 

low sugar cupcakes

If you are looking for reduced sugar treats that won't pile on the calories or massively ramp up the carbs, then these cupcakes are the ones for you. Under 150 calories per cupcake. 

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Coconut & Lime Mug Cake 

coconut and lime mug cake

Lo-Dough mug cakes take a matter of minutes in the microwave, yet are absolutely delicious! There's nothing like the zing of fresh lime to perk up a sweet cake. Coupled with grated fresh coconut, this sweet breakfast/dessert brings a truly tropical taste to the table. 

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Scotch Pancakes 

Low carb pancakes

Scotch pancakes can be rustled up in under 20 minutes with Lo-Dough and the batter can be made and kept covered in the fridge for up to 3 days. The mix will make 4 smaller pancakes - that come to just 157 calories whilst tasting amazing is pretty hard to beat. They might be low in calories, but they are super high in fibre, so they'll see you through the morning, no problem! 

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Baked Cheesecake 

baked cheesecake

This is the cheesecake that just keeps giving. Unlike traditional baked cheesecakes, we have used our brownie mix in place of the buttery biscuit base - and it works a treat! A little taste of New York that is creamy, indulgent, and perfect for a low sugar diet.

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Peanut Butter Brownies 

peanut butter brownies

Peanut butter lovers rejoice. Chocolate brownies glazed with a topping of peanut butter all for under 100 calories and 5g sugar each? You can't go wrong. 

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Coconut Macaroons 

coconut macaroons

A low carb, low sugar snack which is sure to make you coconuts. You'll have to try and stop yourself eating the whole tray, as these sweet snowy drops are under 30 calories each.

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Keto Brownies 

keto brownies

Brownies are usually a no-go territory on a low sugar diet - well, think again! These coconut brownies are rich, chocolatey and contain a fraction of the sugar of regular shop-bought alternatives. 

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Chocolate cheesecake 

 Chocolate cheesecake

Delicious cheesecake goodness - all for under 200 calories. Making cheesecake with Lo-Dough is incredibly easy. First off, make the crumb. Blitz up your Lo-Dough base, add some butter and some sweetener/syrup into a pan and cook over a medium-high heat until golden brown. 

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Lemon Meringue Pie 

lemon meringue pie

This retro dessert has been brought into the modern-day with a new delicious, low-sugar look. Enjoy all of the sweet tangy taste while keeping the calories and sugar down. Under 2g sugar per quarter. 

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Try For Yourself

Our Lo-Dough bases are sold in pouches of 2 from just £3.25. Fancy a fakeaway or maybe something a little sweeter? Our brownie mix makes 9 delicious brownies, each just 65 calories and 4.1g carbs, and our Southern Style Coating makes the perfect non-greasy breaded coating for your meat, cheese and veg. To try it for yourself, simply click the shop here button below to discover the full Lo-Dough collection. 

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