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Protein Desserts | 11 High-Protein Desserts To Dig Into ASAP

Can’t stop those sweet-tooth cravings? We’ve got 11 delicious high-protein desserts to satisfy that, and then some.


Let’s face it, sometimes you just can’t keep out of the kitchen until you’ve had your dessert fix for the day. It doesn’t even have to be anything elaborate, just a bite-sized sweet treat to seal the deal will do.

Well, lucky for you, we’ve got you covered with this mouth-watering lot. From simple 2-ingredient fudge to an incredible frozen cheesecake, we’ve got something to hit the spot whether you’re after an instant hit or have a bit more time on your hands.

Check out our favourite protein desserts below.

 

1. Protein Chocolate Truffle Mousse

protein truffle mousse

Chocoholics, listen up. This irresistibly smooth, rich mousse is made with our chocolate truffle flavoured Impact Whey Protein, one of the best from our exclusive World’s Kitchen range. Using just 5 simple ingredients and packing in over 31g of protein per serving, this is dessert done right.

Nutritional info per serving:

Calories Protein Carbs Fat
249 31.3g 10.7g 8.7g

Recipe here.

 

2. High-Protein Sharing Cookie Dough

sharing cookie dough

There aren’t many desserts that match up to a warm cookie dough. It’s the perfect sweet treat to dig into when you’re in need of something a little more special.

Nutritional info per serving:

Calories Protein Carbs Fat
136 27g 16g 20g

Recipe here.

 

3. Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites

peanut butter cookie dough bites

These high-protein, bite-sized treats are the perfect solution to snacking temptations — especially when working from home means that you’re visiting the biscuit tin a little too often. They’re made with a handful of ingredients and can be kept close by for whenever you need a little pick-me-up to get you through all the Zoom meetings.

Nutritional info per serving:

Calories Protein Carbs Fat
112 9.2g 7.6g 5g

Recipe here.

 

4. High-Protein Brownie Muffins

protein brownie muffins

Why choose between a brownie or muffin when you can have both? This incredible recipe from Niall Kirkland is boosted with a few scoops of Impact Whey Protein — perfect for keeping your cravings in check and helping you hit daily macros.

Nutritional info per serving:

Calories Protein Carbs Fat
126 6.7g 10g 6g

Recipe here.

 

5. Eton Mess Protein Frozen Cheesecake

protein frozen cheesecake

Another absolute winner from our World’s Kitchen flavour range, Eton Mess Impact Whey Protein is not one to miss. Add a crumbly biscuit base and creamy filling into the equation and you get this showstopper.

Nutritional info per serving:

Calories Protein Carbs Fat
196 7.7g 23.3g 8.1g

Recipe here.

 

6. Chocolate-Coated Coconut Protein Squares

chocolate coconut protein squares

Bounty lovers, we see you. And we respect your choices. It might be a seriously unpopular opinion, but there’s just something about a chocolate-coconut combo we can’t resist. Here’s an indulgent no-bake protein square recipe for you to get stuck into.

Nutritional info per serving:

Calories Protein Carbs Fat
216 10.4g 13.4g 12.7g

Recipe here.

 

7. Crème Brulee Protein Ice Cream

protein ice cream

If you guessed this was another flavour from our World’s Kitchen range, you’d be correct. There’s just no denying that the French know how to do dessert. Rich and indulgent, crème brulée is the perfect flavour to enjoy as high-protein ice cream, right?

Nutritional info per serving:

Calories Protein Carbs Fat
363 20.8g 49g 10g

Recipe here.

 

8. Vegan Carb Crusher Cheesecake Pots

 

vegan cheesecake pots

Creamy, chocolatey, and completely plant-based, these cheesecake pots take less than 10 minutes to make. You could probably even whip one up during the advert break on your favourite TV show.

Nutritional info per serving:

Calories Protein Carbs Fat
377 28g 16g 11.6g

Recipe here.

 

9. 2-Ingredient Protein Spread Fudge

protein fudge

Super-indulgent and super-simple — just what you want from a recipe, right? Using only 2 ingredients, you can have this deliciously rich and moreish snack at your fingertips in no time at all. Thank us later.

Nutritional info per serving:

Calories Protein Carbs Fat
132 4.9g 4.4g 10.4g

Recipe here.

 

10. Irish Coffee Protein Truffles

irish coffee truffles

Yep, we really went there and made Irish Coffee flavoured Impact Whey Protein. It’s every bit as delicious as it sounds and these truffles are almost too tasty to believe that they’re supporting your training progress.

Nutritional info per serving:

Calories Protein Carbs Fat
86 2.7g 7.1g 6.1g

Recipe here.

 

11. Protein Sandwich Cookie Cake

protein mug cake

It wouldn’t be a protein dessert list without at least one mug cake recipe now would it? This is no average mug cake recipe, though. It’s made with 2 of our favourite innovations — smooth Protein Spread and crumbly Protein Sandwich Cookies. Need we say more?

Nutritional info per serving:

Calories Protein Carbs Fat
271 13g 15g 16.7g

Recipe here.

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Lauren Dawes

Lauren Dawes

Writer and expert

Lauren is an English Literature graduate originally from the South. She’s always loved swimming, has discovered the power of weight training over the past few years, and has lots of room for improvement in her weekly hot yoga class.

On the weekends she’s usually cooking or eating some kind of brunch, and she enjoys trying out new recipes with her housemates – especially since shaking off student habits, like mainly surviving off pasta. Above all, she’s a firm believer in keeping a balance between the gym and gin.

Find out more about Lauren’s experience here.


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