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Are there any desserts with no carbs or sugar?

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It is possible to create desserts with no carbohydrates by eliminating grains and starches, and using a sugar substitute such as Splenda. Recipes for carbohydrate-free and low-carbohydrate desserts are available on DiabeticLivingOnline.com, EasyLowCarbDesserts.com and Deliciously-Thin.com.

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Easy Low-Carb Desserts offers a recipe for carbohydrate-free cheesecake. This cheesecake contains no grains, starches or sugar and therefore has a negligible carbohydrate content. To make this recipe, combine 5 packages light cream cheese, 4 eggs, 2 tablespoons lemon juice and 3/4 cup of Splenda in a bowl. Pour the mixture into a greased pie plate, and bake at 325 degrees Fahrenheit for 1 hour.

Make a no-carbohydrate vanilla pudding by combining 2 tablespoons heavy cream and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract with a desired amount of artificial sweetener. Whip the mixture using an electric mixer until stiff peaks form.

Deliciously Thin's recipe for Peg's ice cream Reeses cup has only trace amounts of carbohydrates. To make this recipe, combine 1 package sugar-free chocolate instant pudding powder mix with 1 cup heavy cream and 1 cup ice water. Fill a muffin tin with paper liners. Fill each liner roughly half full of the pudding and cream mixture, then add 1/4 teaspoon of peanut butter. Cover the peanut butter with remaining pudding mix, then freeze until solid and transfer to a sealed freezer bag.

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