Delicious Desserts For Anyone In Malta Who's Cutting Out Added Sugar For Lent

Sugar-free doesn't mean taste-free

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We know there are a lot of Maltese people out there who have made it their mission to cut out desserts for lent. We commend all of them and by no means wish to corrupt them during their 40-day challenge.

But... we also know that having a sweet-tooth is something you're born with. So for those of you trying your best to cut out sugar from your diets this lent, have a look at these desserts. They're naturally sweetened, so the sinning is within reason.

1. Banana Ice-cream

Dying for a chunky slice of Banoffee Pie? Who isn't. But this easy-peasy recipe will come as close as possible to hitting the banana spot.

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2. Creamsicle Chia Pudding

If you love citrusy desserts then this one is for you. Also super easy to make. #LentWinner

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3. Vegan Stracciatella Ice-cream

How awesome would this dessert look when you're entertaining your friends? It's sugar-free fun for everyone. 

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4. Date and Nut Balls

Dates are a favourite with the Maltese. If you're a fan, then you'll love these flavour-packed balls of goodness. 

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5. Microwave-Baked Cinnamon Apples

If you go for the cinnamon option instead of brown sugar in this recipe, then you'll be walking pretty securely within your fasting boundaries. 

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6. Pomegranate Granola Parfaits

If you're a fan of anything that's served in a jar and looks like a hipster's dream – this is the dessert for you. Also a good breakfast. #MhuxXorta

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7. Chocolate Avocado Pudding Pops

It turns out that avocados can be mashed up and used instead of milk to create a mousse-like texture, but without all the fat. This recipe uses sweetener, so if you're not up for anything artificial it's not one for you. 

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Tag a friend who you know is dying for a dessert already!

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