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Best Low-Flour Desserts

We've compiled a list of our best low-flour dessert recipes with the help of registered dietitian Laura Marzen. All of these yummy desserts contain 30 grams of carbohydrate or less per serving for a great finish to a healthy meal.
  • Lattice-Topped Apple Pie

    Beautiful presentation and classic flavors come together in this flawless dessert. By adding crust to only the top, you get the flaky texture you crave from an apple pie without overloading on calories, fat, and flour.

    Carb.: 26 grams

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  • Creamy Lime Mousse

    This limey dessert will delight citrus lovers. For only 112 calories and 2 grams of fat, enjoy this treat any day of the week. The dessert has no flour and an amazingly low 4 grams of carbohydrate.

    Carb.: 4 grams

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  • Crustless Pistachio-Topped Sweet Potato Pie

    Sweet potatoes are a protein powerhouse, giving this dessert 5 grams of protein per serving. The crustless pie is always sweet and satisfying. The word "crustless" is a quick hint that a recipe calls for little or no flour.

    Carb.: 30 grams

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  • Cinnamon Raisin Apple Indian Pudding

    This warm, comforting dessert is the perfect end to any meal. Apples and raisins are engulfed a warm cinnamon pudding, creating a dessert that will fill your home with a wonderful aroma.

    Carb.: 26 grams

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  • Berries with Custard Sauce

    Easy to make and delicious -- what could be better? Pick up a carton of your favorite berries and whip up some custard to enjoy this delectable low-carb dessert any day of the week.

    Carb.: 23 grams

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  • Walnut Berry-Cherry Crisp

    Cherries and walnuts are an exemplary pair in these individually sized crisps. With a warm, gooey tart-cherry center and a sweet, crunchy topping, these crisps won't last long at any table. The recipe calls for just 2 tablespoons of flour.

    Carb.: 23 grams

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  • Chocolate Sherbet

    Making this sherbet is unbelievably simple. Five ingredients are all you need to impress guests with this chocolaty treat. Top it with pomegranate seeds or other fresh fruit to complement the rich chocolate flavor.

    Carb.: 20 grams

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  • Basic Crustless Pumpkin Pie

    This healthy take on traditional pumpkin pie doesn't disappoint. With less sugar and fat, this dish is full of the flavor you expect and a calorie count you don't -- only 95 per serving. Bonus: There's no flour in this crustless creation.

    Carb.: 20 grams

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  • Plum-Pear Phyllo Bundles

    Elegant phyllo bundles are surprisingly simple to make (but you don't have to tell anyone). Impress your guests when you unveil these decadent desserts -- they'll be even more impressed by the fruity flavor!

    Carb.: 23 grams

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  • Roasted Mangoes with Brown Sugar Topping

    Just five ingredients combine to make this scrumptious, low-calorie dessert. You'll also appreciate that it has only 1 gram of fat per serving and requires no flour.

    Carb.: 26 grams

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  • Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta with Strawberries

    This Italian-inspired cream-and-strawberry dessert is absolutely delightful. Substituting fat-free half-and-half for cream makes this recipe sensible for any diet, plus it's totally flour free.

    Carb.: 23 grams

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  • Apple Crisp

    Tender apples baked to perfection and topped with a light oat mixture is a classic combination. This crisp does one better by cutting the fat and syrups while delivering the flavors you crave. You'll need just 3 tablespoons of flour to create it.

    Carb.: 24 grams

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  • Lemon Tart with Ginger-Oat Crust

    Lemon and ginger flavors are an unexpected yet perfect pair. This light citrus cream dessert is sure to become a favorite. A tasty gingersnap-base crust cuts the added flour in this recipe.

    Carb.: 30 grams

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  • Mocha Custards

    Just six ingredients combine to make these irresistible custards. Enjoy the familiar combination of chocolate and coffee after any meal for an awe-inspiring finale.

    Carb.: 21 grams

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  • White Chocolate-Berry Pops

    White chocolate pudding and berries taste great in these fun frozen pops. At just 44 calories and 9 grams of carbohydrate each, you can enjoy them without a hint of guilt.

    Carb.: 9 grams

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  • Berry Pudding Cake

    This rich vanilla pudding cake is bursting with juicy berries and unbeatable flavor -- plus it's guilt free with only 141 calories and 2 grams of fat per serving.

    Carb.: 26 grams

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  • Lemon Cheesecake Mousse

    Tofu is the secret weapon in this low-calorie, protein-packed dessert. The creamy citrus concoction goes perfectly with fresh strawberries and requires no flour to create.

    Carb.: 13 grams

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  • Banana-Berry Cream Tart

    Layers of sweetness combine in this fruity tart. Bake a coconut and brown sugar crust, cover it with bananas, and finish with a creamy vanilla topper. For a burst of color and flavor, sprinkle the tart with fresh berries before serving.

    Carb.: 23 grams

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  • Chocolate Amaretto Pots de Creme

    Chocolate and amaretto are together again in these yummy pots de creme. The rich dark chocolate flavor and creamy texture defy each serving's 141 calories, plus the recipe requires no flour.

    Carb.: 11 grams

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  • Apricot Baked Rice Pudding

    This creamy vanilla rice pudding is high in flavor and low in calories and fat. A hint of cardamom and pieces of dried apricot come together to tantalize your taste buds.

    Carb.: 22 grams

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  • Vanilla Meringue Tarts

    Delicate meringue shells are topped with creamy vanilla filling and sprinkled with fresh fruit in these elegant, low-calorie desserts. Put away the flour -- you won't need any for this treat.

    Carb.: 23 grams

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  • Granola Nectarine Gratin

    This delicious fruit-based dessert is a knockout. Make the granola ahead of time and enjoy this flour-free dessert in less than 15 minutes.

    Carb.: 28 grams

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  • Choose-a-Fruit Tropical Sherbet

    Choose your flavor and create a dessert you'll truly enjoy. Easy to make, this frozen treat is a perfect flour-free dessert idea.

    Carb.: 21 grams

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  • Rocky Road Parfaits

    Just five ingredients (and no flour) combine to create these no-fuss desserts. Chocolate pudding is topped with crunchy peanuts and soft marshmallows for a treat that will take you back to your childhood.

    Carb.: 21 grams

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