There are lots of low-carb dessert recipes out there and a few no-carb dessert recipes, too.
But are any of them actually any good? We’ve found all of the best ones so that you don’t have to try all of the keto dessert recipes on the internet just to find one good, tasty, decadent dessert!
There’s something here for everyone, from super sweet to a light treat – there is a keto-friendly recipe for you.
1. Keto Chocolate Cake
Who doesn’t love a gooey, soft, tasty chocolate cake? It is one of the things that stops many people from even going on a diet like a keto to start with!
But this keto-friendly dessert recipe shows exactly how much you can enjoy your food while still eating a low-carb diet.
To make this super decadent chocolate cake, you will need almond flour (low carb flour, and one of the best things… ever!), cocoa powder, dutch cocoa, baking powder, salt, water or milk, 3 eggs or vegan eggs, regular sugar or erythritol and vanilla extract.
So not only is this cake tasty, it’s easy to make and super easy to change into a vegan keto chocolate cake! Bonus!
2. Keto Cookies
Cookies are one of the best comfort foods in the world. They’re chewy, chocolatey, sweet, and so easy to eat lots of!
Finding low-carb cookies is one of those tasks that feel impossible – but not anymore!
These keto cookies are delightfully tasty and sweet and will satisfy your cookie craving in no time at all.
The recipe makes a biscuit that is like a perfect hybrid between shortbread or a butter cookie and the most incredible chocolate chip cookies you’ve ever had.
The cookie falls apart in your mouth and has such a soft texture that it becomes very hard not to eat the whole batch in one go… Definitely one of the best low-carb dessert recipes out there.
3. Quick Keto Chocolate Mousse
Sweet, soft, creamy, and full of flavor, this keto-friendly chocolate mouse is definitely one for your easy low cab desserts recipe book!
It takes literally 10 minutes to make 2 lots of this, and all you need is cream cheese, heavy cream, vanilla extract, powdered sweetener, cocoa powder, and a tiny pinch of salt.
Pair this with some raspberries, strawberries, or other fruit if you’re looking to make it that little bit more exciting.
Fresh berries and chocolate is never a bad idea.
4. Keto Apple Crisp
Apples and toasted walnuts… what more could you want from a warming dessert?
This recipe takes apples, butter, walnuts (and/or pecans), cinnamon, vanilla extract, and sweetener and mixes them together to make something reminiscent of fall and apple bobbing.
The dessert is also super easy to make and is one of the most delicious low-carb sweets out there that you can easily make from home. You could easily make this dessert for a whole family or just for you.
It’s versatile and tasty, and low-carb!
5. Keto Cupcakes
This is by far one of the best low-carb dessert recipes. The cakes that this recipe makes are so incredibly fluffy and tasty, and yet also full of flavor and sweetness that it is unreal!
They’re incredibly low carb, with only 2 grams of carb per cupcake, so they are very definitely keto-friendly.
The cupcakes’ secret is that they are made with coconut flour and so are naturally sweetened.
Meaning that they don’t need any extra sugar or sweetener, and you can even top them with a sugar-free frosting! Delightful!
6. Strawberry Shortcake in a Jar
Are you looking for some super easy low-carb desserts? Then this one is for you.
This dessert takes 5 minutes, and that is all. 5 minutes of your time to make a delicious jar of strawberry shortcake, juicy, flavorful, fresh berries, and incredibly smooth cream.
To make the shortcake in a jar, you will need butter, vanilla extract, almond flour, coconut flour, erythritol, baking powder, salt, egg, whipped cream, and strawberries.
Then you just have to make your shortcake, assemble the layers, and you’re good to go. Enjoy!
7. Sugar-free Keto Carrot Cake with Almond Flour
Carrot cake isn’t for everyone, but it is definitely a super tasty dessert that lots of people on keto diets miss.
With the crunchy nuts, the soft, moist sponge, and the intense cinnamon and carrot flavor throughout, it is really an incredible cake.
This is why a keto-friendly, sugar-free carrot cake is an incredible revelation!
To make this divine invention, you will need fruit allulose blend or coconut sugar, unsalted butter, blackstrap molasses, vanilla extract, pineapple extract, eggs, almond flour, baking powder, cinnamon, sea salt, carrot, pecans, and sugar-free cream cheese frosting.
8. Keto Brownies
Regardless of whether or not you’re on a keto diet, everybody loves brownies. And these brownies are delicious, fudgy, chocolatey, and just so happen to be completely keto safe.
So how do you make incredible keto brownies?
Well, you need almond flour, cocoa powder, dutch cocoa, baking powder, salt, coconut oil or butter, water, eggs, erythritol, and vanilla extract.
These all mix together and go into an 8-inch pan in the oven and come out as tasty, decadent brownies.
Add this to your list of low-carb desserts, for sure.
9. Keto Magic Bars
These are definitely a great sweet treat for anyone with a sweet tooth.
They’re one of the most flavorful keto desserts out there, with so much going on in them that your sweet cravings will be satisfied almost instantly.
These bars are a 5-layer incredible dessert made of shortbread, nuts, condensed milk, chocolate, and coconut.
They’re sweet, crunchy, chewy, and just a delicious treat for after a meal or a quick pick-me-up snack during the day.
10. Keto Vanilla Birthday Cake
Vanilla birthday cake is definitely one of the most versatile keto-friendly dessert recipes. It can be used for events, a sweet treat after a meal, a dinner party – you name it!
The cake works out at 2 grams of net carbs per large slice, and it is moist, fluffy, and all the things a cake should be.
To make it, you will need almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, salt, butter, sugar substitute, eggs, milk, and vanilla extract.
To make the cake vegan and low-carb, swap out the butter and milk for vegan alternatives and use an egg substitute.
11. Keto Cheesecake Recipe
Cheesecake is pretty much one of the best desserts out there. It’s so smooth, tasty, and can be customized into basically any flavor you want.
So a keto cheesecake was well, well overdue. This keto recipe is one for your list of no-carb dessert recipes to make again and again.
This cheesecake is rich, sweet, and really really creamy, and yet it is completely keto-friendly.
To make it, you’ll need almond flour, unsalted butter, sugar replacement, vanilla extract, cream cheese, eggs, lemon juice, and vanilla extract. As a topping, why not melt some sugar-free chocolate chips or find a sugar-free caramel sauce?
12. Keto Pumpkin Bars
Pumpkin is such an underrated flavor, and it really deserves more attention. Keto desserts like this showcase just how nice pumpkin desserts can taste, even when they’re low-carb!
These pumpkin bars are tasty and flavorful, and they only need 9 ingredients. It really couldn’t be easier to make them.
Those 9 ingredients are pumpkin puree, avocado oil, granulated sweetener, eggs, vanilla, almond flour, pumpkin spice, salt, and baking soda.
These ingredients mix together to bake gorgeous, fluffy pumpkin bars that you can top with a sugar-free cheese frosting.
13. Keto Cheesecake Fluff
Cheesecakes are all well and good, but sometimes you don’t even want to bother with the base. You just want that creamy, sweet, tangy cheesecake fluff to hit that sweet craving.
With this keto dessert recipe, you can have just that.
To make your cheesecake fluff, you will only need 3 ingredients: heavy cream, cream cheese, and powdered sweetener.
Mix these together and whip for a gorgeously creamy, light, and fluffy cheesecake bowl that you’ll find yourself making time and time again.
14. Keto Mini Cheesecake Bites
These are perfect for when you’re entertaining or if you’re just after a small bite of something sweet.
They’re small enough for lunchboxes, too, if you often find yourself after something sweet after lunch.
That way, you won’t be tempted by the work vending machines!
These little cheesecake bites are super cute, super tasty, and super creamy.
They are rich in flavor and feel decadent, despite being low-carb and mini! Pop some sugar-free sauce on them for a little bit extra flavor, or enjoy them as they are.
15. Low-carb Keto Cream Cheese Cookies
If you want a dessert, but you’re not a huge sweets person, why not try these cookies?
They’re a little bit sweet with a faint cream cheese flavor, but overall are just tasty and light, with a great crumbly texture that will fall apart in your mouth.
To make them, mix together unsalted butter, cream cheese, allulose fruit blend, egg, vanilla extract, sea salt, sour cream, and almond flour.
Shape your cookies, bake, and voila, a delightful semi-sweet treat for any day of the week.
16. Keto Peanut Butter Cookies
Peanut butter makes everything taste incredible. The salty but sweet flavor and creamy texture just make for incredible desserts, regardless of what you use them in.
These peanut butter cookies are no exception.
They’re just the right texture and taste, and they’re so easy to make!
In order to make these cookies keto, the recipe involves sugar-free peanut butter, and organic sugar-free butter works the best. Then you’ll need sweetener, almond flour, vanilla, and egg.
It’s such a simple recipe that it doesn’t need anything more than that!
17. Low Carb Keto Blueberry Muffins
Sometimes there is just nothing better than a blueberry muffin.
They’re sweet, fruity, tangy, and moist and are just one of the best ways to satiate any sweet cravings almost instantly.
These keto blueberry muffins use almond flour to reduce the carbs, making each muffin only 3g net carb!
To keep these muffins moist, this recipe uses coconut oil, keto milk, and vanilla extract to keep the mixture light, ensuring fluffy and moist muffins each time.
18. Keto Coconut Macaroons
Coconut macaroons are a great dessert option for anyone who doesn’t fancy anything too sweet but wants something to satisfy that sweet tooth.
They’re fluffy, crunchy, coconutty, and full of flavor, and these keto macaroons are also completely keto-friendly! Score!
The coconut macaroons are really easy to make and only take 30 minutes to mix, prep and bake, making them the perfect dessert recipe for anyone trying to reduce their carb intake, and they store well, so you can enjoy them for days after making them!
19. Keto Donuts
One of the things people often miss the most when dieting is things like doughnuts.
They’re the perfect comfort food and come in so many variations that suddenly, not being able to enjoy any of them seems plain unfair!
But with this incredible keto recipe, you can enjoy doughnuts once again.
To make these delicious doughnuts, you’ll need eggs, unsalted butter, milk, sweetener, coconut flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda, and then whatever you’d like to glaze it with.
The recipe suggests dark chocolate and avocado for a chocolate-dipped doughnut.
20. Keto Fudge
Fudge is an easy way to satisfy your sweet tooth. It is so rich, tasty, and full of flavor that it is a perfect dessert for anyone who loves all things sweet.
Keto fudge is just as rich and tasty, but with fewer carbs – what more could you want?
To make this fudge, you simply need 5 ingredients and less than 15 minutes to prep it all. You will need coconut oil, erythritol, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, and a bit of salt.
The recipe takes 10 minutes to prepare, and then you can leave your fudge to set.
21. Keto Shortbread Cookies
Shortbread is supposed to be buttery, rich, and tasty, and many people assume that it is unattainable on a keto diet. But these keto shortbread cookies prove that wrong.
They are insanely buttery and rich and taste incredible.
With only 5 ingredients, these shortbread cookies are also one of the simplest cookie recipes out there, meaning that even an amateur baker could make them.
They take 20 minutes to cook and prep, so they’re great even when you’re on a time crunch.
22. Keto Sugar Cookies
Surely something with ‘sugar’ in the name can’t possibly be keto – right? Wrong! These sugar cookies are completely keto-friendly, with only 1 gram of net carbs per biscuit.
They’re super light and buttery with a crisp outside, and they’re incredibly easy to make.
These cookies take 17 minutes overall, and once they’re done they’re ready to eat.
If you want to make them a little bit fancier, you can make a dark chocolate chip drizzle, or use a zero-sugar sauce to add a bit more flavor.
23. Easy Keto Low Carb Pumpkin Pie
Pumpkin-flavored desserts instantly take you back to fall as a child, eating every pumpkin pie or tart you could get your hands on.
The flavor is deeply nostalgic, warming, and rich, and this low-carb pumpkin pie combines that with a much healthier approach to dessert.
This pumpkin pie takes around an hour to cook and prepare and will serve a large number of people, making it perfect for family gatherings, dinner parties, or celebrations like Thanksgiving.
While the recipe is one of the longer keto dessert recipes, it is still easy to make and is worth the time!
24. Keto Chocolate Pie
Did you know that you could still have a decadent, creamy, and really incredible chocolate pie whilst limiting your carb intake?
This keto chocolate pie recipe is divine, and it is something you’ll definitely be making time and time again whilst you’re eating keto!
To make the pie, you will need cream cheese, plain yoghurt or coconut cream, vanilla extract, erythritol, and cocoa powder.
You can either make your own or use a shop-bought crust for the pie.
25. Keto Chocolate Lava Cake
Lava cake is one of the most fancy-feeling simple chocolate desserts. With a tight, moist sponge surrounding a rich molten center that melts as the spoon hits it.
This molten core is truly tasty and makes the dessert feel like a real treat.
To make this molten lava cake, you will need a real eye for detail, as well as unsweetened chocolate, almond flour, butter, eggs, and powdered sweetener.
This recipe comes together in less than 20 minutes, making it ideal for a weeknight dessert.
26. Keto Sugar-Free Chocolate Pudding
Chocolate pudding is a national favorite when it comes to dessert, but it is really hard to find a good, tasty sugar-free chocolate pudding.
This recipe makes the cut, though, as the chocolate pudding is properly creamy, despite being sugar-free!
The ingredients you’ll need to make this dessert are gelatin powder, heavy cream, cocoa powder, erythritol, sea salt, and vanilla.
Once those combine together, you’ll have a really creamy and tasty chocolate pudding.
27. Keto Chocolate Coconut Cups
Want a keto-friendly dessert that only involves 3 ingredients and is only 2 grams of net carbs? These chocolate coconut cups are perfect for you.
These dark chocolate and coconut candy cups are a mix of flavors that combine to create a truly perfect, small dessert.
The cups are rich and bitter yet also incredibly creamy, smooth, and sweet because of the coconut. They’re super easy to make and are great for a sweet snack on the go or at home.
You’ll always want some of these prepped and in the fridge.
28. Chocolate Avocado Mousse
This is a popular vegan dessert, but this recipe takes it a step further and makes it keto-friendly.
Just like usual chocolate mousse, this avocado-based mousse is super silky and creamy but has the great addition of all of the nutrients of avocado!
The dessert is really rich and tasty, and it is super chocolatey. In fact, you can barely taste the avocado in it. The chocolate flavor is so rich and present.
This easy-to-make dessert is perfect for after a meal or for a midday treat.
29. Low-Carb Keto Ice Cream
Who doesn’t love ice cream? It’s perfect to pair with any other dessert or to enjoy as a creamy, flavorful sweet treat on its own.
Unfortunately, most ice creams are far from keto-friendly. That’s why this keto ice cream is an absolutely genius idea.
To make your keto ice cream, you will need butter, heavy cream, powdered allulose, MCT oil, and vanilla extract.
The MCT oil is a great way to stop your ice cream from hardening too much, making sure that you can actually scoop and serve!
30. Keto Strawberry Mousse
Strawberry mousse is an incredibly summery, sweet, and creamy dessert that really satisfies those sweet cravings without overloading the tastebuds. It is a great and easy-to-make dessert that can easily be made keto-friendly!
To make your own summery strawberry mousse, you need strawberries, a granulated sweetener, and some heavy cream – that’s it!
It could not be easier to make yourself a delightfully tasty sweet keto dessert.
30 Easy Low Carb Keto Dessert Recipes
- 1/2 c butter, cubed
- 2 c crushed cornflakes
- 1-1/2 tsps ground cinnamon
- 3 tbsps sugar
- 1-3/4 c heavy whipping cream
- 1/4 c evaporated milk
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
- 2 tsps vanilla extract
- Once you have all of your ingredients, you can start to make your fried ice cream dessert bars. Melt your butter in a large skillet or frying pan over medium heat. When the butter is melted, add cornflakes and cinnamon, cook and stir the mixture for about 5 minutes, and then remove from heat.
- Off the heat, add in the sugar, and leave to cool completely. In a separate bowl, beat together evaporated milk and salt until it begins to thicken. Then beat in the condensed milk and vanilla until it thickens again.
- Sprinkle the cornflakes into the bottom of a greased 9-inch baking pan. Pour your cool filling over the crust and sprinkle some more cornflakes on the top of the filling. Cover your dish and freeze overnight.
- When set, cut into bars and enjoy!