Though this recipe takes some advanced planning (you need to allow around 2 weeks for the bananas to ferment), it's well worth the wait. The fermented, sweet tang of bananas blends with bitter chocolate for a tropical spin on the classic pudding. It's easier, too, as the pudding is set with gelatin rather than egg yolks, which also lets the banana flavor shine through. Get the recipe for Fermented Banana Chocolate Pudding »Matt Taylor-Gross
There are plenty of reasons why you’d want to cut back on sugar, namely that it’s highly addictive and detrimental to our health. And for some, too much of the stuff can cause highs and headache-riddled crashes. Whether you’re looking to curb the craving for health reasons or just because you don’t like the taste, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite dessert recipes with a (relatively) low sugar content per serving.
Up the fruit content of your desserts to get some natural flavors in the mix: tropical summer desserts play especially well. Asian desserts also tend to be less cloying, especially when made with rice-heavy, starchy ingredients that absorb the sweetness. From simple grilled strawberries to Korean rice cakes, here are the low-sugar desserts to help satiate your sweet tooth without drowning you in sugar.