By adapting classic recipes and favoring certain ingredients you can get low-calorie Diet desserts quite tasty and nutritious.
To avoid the formation of small crystals in ice, just go out the preparation of the freezer every thirty minutes to mix, or better, use an electric ice cream maker. The evaporated milk aid soft creams and prevents the cream.
The egg white, which is very low in calories, helps “to fit” and to alleviate cakes, souffles and other diet desserts that require baking. The meringue is an ideal ingredient to compose diet desserts.
Various noncaloric additives are useful to thicken or solidify the liquid: in the case of gelatin, agar, guar gum and xanthan gum. Also use natural calorie-free sugar substitutes (stevia) or artificial (aspartame, saccharin, sucralose …): for these, be sure to observe the maximum daily recommended doses. Also note that fructose replaces sugar because it has a higher sweetening power (20 to 40%) for the same number of calories.
Nothing like cinnamon, vanilla, ginger, mint and spices to flavor other and enhance the flavor of low-fat desserts without breaking the calorie counter, or a few drops of alcohol such as rum, cognac or Grand Marnier, which evaporate during cooking.
Nature, macedonia, sorbet, stewed, poached or baked … the fruits are an ideal ingredient for diet desserts, especially the little sweet fruit (less than 15% carbohydrates) such as berries (strawberries, raspberries , blueberries, blackberries, gooseberries, currants), citrus (grapefruit, tangerine, orange, lemon), apples, pears, peaches, plums, apricots, pineapples and cherries. Very sweet fruits (often more than 20% carbohydrates) like grapes, bananas, figs and dried fruits, however, must be avoided when dieting.