Fruit Dessert Recipes
This creamy sipper makes a delicious alternative to soda or sweet juice drinks. Plus, it has a serving of fruit in each glass. It's a dessert that doubles as health food!
To cut the calories and carbs even more, use the sugar substitute option.
Strawberry Cream Pie
In the mood for an elegant dessert? Try this creamy mousse of pureed fresh strawberries, fluffy egg whites, gelatin, and whipped topping surrounded by delicate ladyfingers.
Berry Ginger Shortcakes
Like classic shortcakes, but better! These sweet biscuits are split in half, filled with low-calorie sweetened berries, and topped with sour cream-flavored whipped topping. Heavenly!
There's nothing like this old-fashioned apple dessert to top off a good home-cooked meal.
Pear and Cherry Cobbler
Enjoy the old-fashioned goodness of hot fruit covered with a cinnamon-scented biscuit dough.
Berry Pie with Creamy Filling
Fresh berries, a slimmed-down crumb crust, a tangy filling based on homemade yogurt cheese, and a colorful low-calorie cranberry-raspberry glaze add up to an eye-catching pie that's as health-conscious as it is luscious.
Black Forest Trifle
Sugar-free cake and pudding mixes are the secrets to this winning summer fruit dessert. The cherry-studded delight is so luscious, no one will ever guess it's low enough in calories, fat, and carbs to fit into a diabetic meal plan.
Berries with Custard Sauce
We lightened traditional custard by decreasing egg yolks and thickening with cornstarch.
A splash of white balsamic vinegar in berry-flavor sparkling water gives low-fat, low-calorie melon balls a company-special twist.
Berry Dessert Nachos
Bake cinnamon tortilla chips until crispy, then top with berries and low-fat cream topping.
Red Grape-Raspberry Pie
Balsamic vinegar adds a tart-sweet accent to the enticing fruit filling in this carb-conscious pastry-topped pie.
Rosemary Red Fruit Compote
Simmered with a hint of rosemary, this triple-fruit compote makes a sophisticated topper for tangy homemade yogurt cheese.
Roasted Mango with Brown Sugar Topping
Prepare the brown sugar topping up to one day ahead and refrigerate until baking time. Serve the mangoes warm topped with dollops of fat-free ice cream. Use big spoons to scoop out the tender sweet pulp.
Apple-Pecan Upside-Down Cake
Leaving the peel on the apples not only saves time, it adds fiber for a nutrition boost to your diet.
Berry-Cream Cheese Tart
Light cream cheese and dessert topping make a cheesecakelike filling.
Banana Brownie Skillet
Make this rich dessert at home or tote it with you to bake over a campfire. To take along, mix the dry ingredients for this diabetic-friendly dessert at home and carry the mixture in a resealable plastic bag to your campsite. Then combine the dry and wet ingredients just before baking.
Creamy Lime Mousse
Thanks to light sour cream and light dessert topping, this citrus sensation tastes rich and creamy but has only 85 calories and 5 grams of fat per serving.
Persimmon Streusel Cake
You'll love this streusel cake, no matter the season. Make it with persimmons during the fall and winter months, when the fruit is at its peak. Use fresh plums during spring and summer months, when plums are at their juicy best.
Berry Mango Slush
Berry-flavored carbonated water and fresh summer fruits give this icy delight plenty of sweetness without adding extra sugar.
Baking the tortilla wedges in muffin cups produces a curled chip that's perfect for scooping.
Peach-Berry Frozen Dessert
Using fat-free cheese and yogurt plus light dessert topping helps keep this frosty tempter low in calories, carbs, and fat.
Cream Cheese-Filled Cantaloupe Bowls with Watermelon Sauce
Light cream cheese and a fresh-tasting raspberry-watermelon sauce turn ordinary cantaloupe into a delightful diabetic-friendly dessert.