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What is a light low calories dessert made with chocolate ?

asked by Camila,Shoji over 3 years ago

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added over 3 years ago

I would suggest the frozen bananas dipped in mexican chocolate ganache and spicy honeyed peanuts posted by indieculinary here on Food52. Its an easy recipe and healthier with the banana rather than ice cream.

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added over 3 years ago

Chocolate nibs, dried cherries, whipped cream and yogurt

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added over 3 years ago

1 cup Nutella mixed with 2 cups Greek yogurt; serve with fresh fruit ( or cookies or cake) for dipping.

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added over 3 years ago

David lebovitz' chocolate sorbet.

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added about 3 years ago

most chocolate puddings, thickened with egg yolks and cornstarch are relatively low in calories in comparison to other chocolate desserts. If you substitute milk with almond milk, and use a sugar substitute, it would be even lower.

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added about 3 years ago

Poached pears, in a dark chocolate sauce (made with water rather than cream).

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added about 3 years ago

Sounds cliche, but any chocolate dessert you really enjoy, just in a smaller portion and not too often. Sometimes light and low calorie (even in bigger portions) doesn't satisfy that "decadence craving" (sweet tooth).

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added about 3 years ago

When I want to serve a great chocolate dessert that is lower in calories, I make either my Chocolate Mousse recipe or my Pots de Creme recipe and do them in demitasse cups. The tiny portion ensures there's not a lot of calories, and the cups make a really pretty presentation.

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added about 3 years ago

Take some cubed pineapple and papaya, some grapefruit wages and top them off with the shavings of an 87% cocoa chocolate bar. Heavenly!

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added about 3 years ago

fudgesicle, chocolate frozen yogurt, a smaller portion

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added about 3 years ago

You can make granita di cafe with some cocoa powder dissolved in the hot coffee/sugar mixture before freezing. Or do a classic granita, with just a bit of shaved dark chocolate on top. Either way, relatively light/low on calorie meter - unless there's a big dollop of cream on top (just use a couple teaspoons of unsweetened fresh whipped cream instead - really all that's needed.) Or, coat strawberries in dark chocolate - but use rather big strawberries, so the proportion of fruit to chocolate is high - and you only need a couple per person.

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