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Category: Kitchen: Dessert

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Desserts

 Four Guilt-Free Recipes the Family Will Enjoy

Are you tired of sneaking bites of sweets only to be left feeling guilty? You should know that you can still enjoy a nice treat without having to experience any guilt, and to prove it, you will find four low-fat recipes in this article that are big on flavour and won't cause your waistline to grow! In fact, your family won't even guess that these recipes are low in fat, which means that everyone can enjoy these tasty desserts.

Apple and Fig Compote

6 large (baking) apples
6 dried figs
1 cup water
1 cup brown sugar
6 whole cloves
1 cinnamon stick
Rind of 1 lemon


In a saucepan, bring the water and sugar to a boil. Add the cinnamon stick, cloves, and lemon rind. Once this has thickened to a syrup, remove from heat and set aside. Core and slice the apples and place them in a baking dish. Add the figs, placing them around and between the slices of apple. Pour the syrup mixture over the apples and figs, then bake at 350 degrees F until the apples are tender. Serve warm.

Trifle Twist

1 angel cake
1 package low-fat strawberry jell-o
1 can peaches
3 sliced bananas
1 package vanilla pudding (instant)
8 oz. low-fat whipped cream (frozen, then thawed)
1 can of drained crushed pineapple


Break apart the angel cake into bite-sized pieces and place in a 9 x 13 inch pan. Dissolve the jell-o in a cup of boiling water, then pour over the angel cake pieces. Place in the refrigerator until the jell-o has set. Place the sliced bananas, peaches, and pineapple on top of the jell-o. Prepare the pudding according to the directions on the box, the spread over the fruit. Top with whipped cream and chill for 2 hours.

Chocolate Pudding Cake

1 angel cake
8 oz. low-fat whipped cream (frozen, then thawed)
1 package chocolate pudding mix
1 bar milk chocolate


Break apart the angel cake into small pieces and place in a 9 x 13 inch pan. Make the chocolate pudding as according to the directions on the package. Spread on top of the cake pieces. Top with whipped cream, although make sure it doesn't mix with the pudding. Grate the chocolate on top and chill until ready to serve.

Toffee Cake

1 angel cake
10 oz low-fat whipped cream (froze, then thawed)
6 bars chocolate-coated English toffee (crushed)


Slice the angel cake in half (horizontal). Mix the whipped cream and English toffee bits. Frost the cake with the whipped cream mixture and refrigerate.

These are just a few great recipes that, while not entirely fat free, are better than other desserts that are sure to pile the pounds on! These recipes are simple yet tasty enough to satisfy the whole family's sweet tooth. So say goodbye to "guilty pleasures" and hello to innocent treats!
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