Everyone love sweets, there is no doubt about that but unfortunately, some of us are forced to give up on them for various reasons. Such as diabetic patients, they are restricted to consume sweets as sugar intake can make their condition worse.
But what if I give you some alternative options of desserts that diabetics can also enjoy without worrying about the risk of hyperglycemia?
Here is a list of 5 dessert recipes to satisfy your sweet cravings if you are diabetic:
- Homemade Dark chocolate dessert
Chocolate is the first thing that comes to everyone’s mind when thinking of sweets, right? Especially that gooey and luscious chocolate mousse made with dark chocolates, yum. You can prepare it at home, that too with diabetic-friendly method.
Firstly add some chunks dark chocolate and salted butter in a pan and mix well.
Then whip together some coconut cream, stevia, and cocoa powder and add this to the chocolate-butter mixture. Mix it well. You can garnish this with some berries and nuts of your choice. Serve and enjoy it chilled.
- Strawberry Flavoured Ice cream
If munching on ice creams is something you love, don’t worry, diabetes can’t stop you. You can enjoy this homemade sugar-free strawberry ice cream and savor it without any guilt of getting your diabetes affected.
Start with mixing together some cornflour and cold milk and keep them aside. Then, Boil some more milk, add the cornflour mixture, and stir well. Add some crushed strawberries once it cools down. Freeze for four-six hours and then blend it. Serve chilled.
- Healthy Oats Kheer
Do you often end up craving for some delicious, creamy, and luscious kheer but concerned about the sugar content? Say no more, this is the perfect recipe of healthy oats kheer to satisfy your sweet cravings.
Take one cup of roadted oats. Then, boil milk, along with cardamom, dates, saffron and any nuts of your choice for five minutes. Add roasted oats and boil it on simmer until thick texture. Garnish it with some more almonds and serve.
- Fruit Rabbdi
For people concerned with their fat consumption, this apple rabdi is the perfect dessert as it is totally low in fat, healthy, wholesome, and perfect to serve as a dessert during summer for diabetic pateints.
Boil some milk and simmer for 10-12 minutes. Later, add grated apple or any other fruit, mix well and again let it simmer for two-three minutes. Add cardamom and nutmeg powder and mix well. You can add any sugar substitute, mix them and refrigerate for one hour. Serve chilled and enjoy!
- Anjeer Diamond Barfi
Anjeer is another healthy option to savor as a dessert if you are diabetic. Soak some anjeer for two hours and make a paste of them until smooth texture is obtained. Saute this anjeer paste in ghee. Later add unsweetened condensed milk and cardamom powder and mix them all well. Spread this mixture evenly on a butter paper and sprinkle khus khus powder to make it more healthy. Cover the mixture and refrigerate it for 30 minutes. Open the wrap, slice into diamond barfi shapes and enjoy the sweetness!