The best dessert recipes for diabetics include banana-split cake and chocolate-mousse pie, both of which are low in sugar, explains WebMD. Other preferred desserts for diabetics are fruit-heavy, such as melon salads or parfaits.
The banana-split cake contains light and nonfat dairy products, sugar-free and light sweeteners, bananas, pineapple and graham crackers, according to WebMD. Six graham-cracker sheets cover a pan, and a package of sugar-free vanilla pudding mix is prepared with fat-free milk. After it sets up, 8 ounces of light, whipped cream cheese mixes in with the pudding and spreads over the graham crackers. The bananas and pineapple are cut up and sprinkled over the top along with 3 tablespoons of chopped pecans.
The chocolate-mousse pie is a suitable diabetic-dessert recipe because it contains a sugar-free pudding mix and fat-free dairy products, states WebMD. A prepared pie crust bakes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit according to its package directions. While it's baking, the fat-free and sugar-free chocolate pudding is prepared with fat-free milk. Half a tub of fat-free whipped topping is folded into the pudding and placed on the cooled pie crust. The other half of the tub is spooned on top with a sprinkling of mini semi-sweet chocolate chips.