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Keto Desserts: 19 Seriously Delicious Keto Desserts

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If you thought dessert was off the menu on a ketogenic diet then you're in for a really big treat. Keto desserts are one of those things that are a mystery, but you are eternally grateful for them.

There aren't many diets where dessert is something you can have at any time during the day in an attempt to get more fat in your belly.

On the keto diet though it's all fair play and even encouraged! Any way to add extra fat to our diet when we're struggling to add fat is a good thing.

Are You Ready For Some Keto Desserts?

But, what is the keto diet anyway and why are desserts something everyone looks forward to?

A ketogenic diet (keto diet) is one where you eat a high fat, moderate protein, and really low carb diet. It can look many different ways for many different people, but the gist is that 75% of your diet is fat, 20% is protein and the last 5% is from carbs.

Typically, you want to keep your carb intake below 30g net carbs. IF you can keep it 20g and lower then more power to you and hot damn that's awesome.

I've been able to stay below 30g net carb but getting under 20g drives me nuts. I feel like all I eat at that point is meat, cheese, and oil.

But, I digress, desserts are what we're here to talk about.

Ingredients to Make Yummy Keto Desserts

So, what makes all these keto desserts different than regular desserts?

For one, it's the ingredients. Secondly, they're generally sugar-free. If you're trying to kick sugar then these are amazing AND you don't have to give up your sweets! Can't get better than that can it, can it?

But, how do you make desserts that are keto friendly and something you can eat on a daily basis?

It all starts with how you're making them and what ingredients you use. We know that high carb stuff is a no-go, so that means sugar, wheat and such aren't going to be used.

Here are some of the substitutes people use for making keto desserts.

Common Keto Flour Substitutes:

  • Almond Flour
  • Coconut Flour
  • Ground Flaxseed

They're low in carbs and still really healthy for us. Not to mention they're pretty freaking tasty too.

Common Keto Sugar Substitutes:

  • Monkfruit Sweetener
  • Erythritol
  • Xylitol
  • Stevia

I can't attest to the flavor of erythritol or xylitol, but I know many people who use them. Mostly we use Monkfruit Sweetener.

We use the Lakanto Brand. It's delicious.

Other posts you might want to read to help you with your ketogenic diet journey:

Other Things You Might Need:

Is that it though? Just flour and a little keto sugar substitutes? Of course not!

You still need other ingredients, but like any other thing you make all the ingredients are dependent upon the recipe you're using.

There might be a two-ingredient recipe or maybe a 10-ingredient recipe. It all depends on what you're making.

  • Butter
  • Olive Oil
  • Coconut Oil
  • Cream Cheese
  • Heavy Whipping Cream
  • Spices
  • Coconut Butter
  • Cacao Butter / Powder

19 Seriously Delicious Keto Desserts

1. Keto Fudge Brownies

Video courtesy of Keto Connect.

If you've been missing being able to have brownies then you have to check these out! They're delicious and you won't even know they're keto brownies.

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 227
Fat: 23g
Protein: 4g
Net Carbs: 3g

You can find the recipe over here on Keto Connect.

2. Sex in a Pan Dessert

image of sex in a pan dessert – keto desserts

Image courtesy of Wholesome Yum.

I've made the non-keto alternative to this and omg it was so amazing. Better-Than-Sex Cake was one of my favorite cakes to make. But, this keto friendly version is just as good.

You'll be surprised at how much this one resembles the sugar loaded one… only you won't feel guilty after eating this one.

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 334
Fat: 34g
Protein: 4g
Net Carbs: 2g

You can find the recipe right here on Wholesome Yum.

3. Keto Pumpkin Pudding

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Image courtesy of Ruled.me.

Just because it's not October or November doesn't mean you can't have your pumpkin fix. These little keto puddings are as delicious as pumpkin pie.

Create a sense of fall at any point in the year with these little cups of joy.

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 373
Fat: 38g
Protein: 4g
Net Carbs: 4g

Get the recipe for this Keto Pumpkin Pudding here.

4. Easy No Bake Keto Cookies

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Image Courtesy of The Soccer Mom Blog.

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 306
Fat: 27g
Protein: 9g
Net Carbs: 8g

You can find the recipe for these delicious cookies right here.

5. Keto Chocolate Mug Cake

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Image courtesy of Ruled.me.

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 405
Fat: 37g
Protein: 12g
Net Carbs: 6g

You can get the recipe for this mug cake right here.

6. Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Image courtesy of Fat for Weight Loss.

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 168
Fat: 17.3g
Protein: 4g
Net Carbs: 2.3g

Find the recipe for these delicious chocolate chip cookies right here.

7. Cheesecake Keto Fat Bombs

cheesecake keto fat bomb – keto desserts

Image courtesy of Savory Tooth.

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 60
Fat: 6g
Protein: 1g
Net Carbs: 0.5g

Get the full scoop of this recipe right here.

8. Peanut Butter Fluff Fat Bombs

peanut butter fluff fat bombs – keto desserts

Image courtesy of Kasey Trenum.

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 139
Fat: 13.4g
Protein: 2.3g
Net Carbs: 1.7g

Check out the recipe for these delicious fat bomb fluffs right here.

9. Low Carb Strawberry Shortcake Dessert

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Image courtesy of Low Carb Maven.

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 263
Fat: 24g
Protein: 7g
Net Carbs: 8g

Get the recipe for this awesome strawberry shortcake dessert here.

10. Ultimate Keto Crème Brûlée

image of keto crème brûlée – keto desserts

Image courtesy of My Sweet Keto.

Nutritional Information:
Calories:
Fat: g
Protein: g
Net Carbs: g

Find the recipe for this amazing crème brûlée recreation right here.

11. Keto Pecan Pie Clusters

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Image courtesy of Hey Keto Mama.

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 140
Fat: 14g
Protein: 1g
Net Carbs: 1g

Check out these keto pecan pie clusters right here.

12. Low Carb Chocolate Muffins

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Image courtesy of Keto Connect.

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 112
Fat: 9g
Protein: 6g
Net Carbs: 2g

Get the recipe for these muffins right here and give them a shot.

13. Low Carb Cream Cheese Peanut Butter Fudge

Video courtesy of Low Carb Yum.

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 120
Fat: 11g
Protein: 4.6g
Net Carbs: 1.5g

Either watch the video to get the recipe or you can go here to get the recipe for this fudge.

14. Rocky Road Keto Fat Bomb

image of rocky road keto fat bombs – keto desserts

Image courtesy of Lauren Rabadi.

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 126
Fat: 12g
Protein: 3g
Net Carbs: 2g

Check out the recipe for these fat bombs right here.

15. Low Carb Keto Chocolate Fudge

Video courtesy of Low Carb Yum.

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 259
Fat: 26g
Protein: 4g
Net Carbs: 3g

Are you a fudge fan? Check out this amazing fudge recipe right here.

16. Low Carb 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Fudge

Video courtesy of Sugar-Free Mom

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 287
Fat: 29.7g
Protein: 5.4g
Net Carbs: 3.6g

Check out the video and the recipe on the Sugar-Free Mom site here.

17. Coconut Fat Bombs

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Image courtesy of KetoDietApp Blog.

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 104
Fat: 9.6g
Protein: 1.9g
Net Carbs: 0.74g

Check out their site for this recipe and tons more just like it.

18. Low Carb Cappuccino Cheesecake Mousse

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Image courtesy of Sugar-Free Mom.

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 284
Fat: 30.2g
Protein: 0g
Net Carbs: 4.1g

Go and check the recipe for this awesome sweet dish out right here.

19. No-Churn Vanilla Keto Ice-Cream

image of keto vanilla ice cream – keto desserts

Image courtesy of KetoDietApp Blog.

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 238
Fat: 22.2g
Protein: 5.1g
Net Carbs: 2.3g

Check out this super tasty ice cream post right here.

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