Desserts are the best way to finish a meal. The sweet dish relaxes the mind and releases serotonin which helps in the well-being of the mind. Although desserts are delectable to eat, it is unhealthy for the body as it contains a high amount of sugar leading to many health problems like diabetes mellitus and high cholesterol. There are a wide variety of desserts that can be made from basic ingredients. Some of them contain ingredients that do not cause a lot of damage to the health. Desserts with an apple as their chief ingredient are often good for the body due to the fewer amount carbohydrates and fats in the dish. Some of the apple desserts are quick to prepare and save a lot of them.
Recipes of quick healthy apple desserts include the following.
Healthy Apple Muffins
Muffins are easy to prepare, small and a perfect amount to eat as a dessert. It is quick to prepare as well. One needs to preheat the oven at 425 degrees Fahrenheit while greasing cups on the muffin tin. Then in a mixing bowl, combine oil and maple syrup and whisk it. Add the eggs, beat it, and then add yogurt, applesauce, and vanilla and mix it well. For the dry ingredients, combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt and blend it to a whisk. Then add grated apple and chopped apple and combine it. Finally, combine the dry and wet ingredients until they are mixed well. Divide the batter into muffin cups and bake the muffin for 13-16 minutes until the muffin comes out golden. Cool it before serving.
Apple Pie Oatmeal Cookies
Apple pie oatmeal cookies contain all the healthy ingredients and require very little time to prepare. One simply needs to whisk oats, flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt in a bowl. Then in a separate bowl, whisk butter, egg, and vanilla and stir. Then add flour mixture, stir in agave and fold in diced apples. Chill it for 30 minutes while preheating the oven at 325 degrees Celsius and lining a baking sheet. Drop the cookie dough into scoops on the sheet, flatten it to a cookie shape and bake it for13-15 minutes. Cool the pan for 10 minutes before taking it out.
Low-Fat Apple Cake
This apple cake does not add extra pounds to the body. It is delicious and is very easy to prepare. To start with the dessert, one needs to peel and slice the apples and toss them in lemon juice. Then beat the sugar, eggs, lemon zest, and salt until the mixture is thick and creamy. Add the dry ingredients which constitute a mixture of flour, baking powder, and add milk. Fold some of the apples in the batter. Pour batter in the pan and add some of the remaining apples on top. Sprinkle some sugar on top and bake until the cake comes out nice and brown. Ensure that the tester comes out clean when put in the cake.
These dessert dishes can be prepared easily without a lot of hassle or hard work. They are flavorsome and can be included in parties and get-togethers.