Low-carb trifle

Low-carb trifle

Creamy. Avocado-tastic. Banana-rific. This trifle is loaded with coconut flavor, and only 8 grams of carbs per serving. How much to you want this low-carb dessert right now? Answer, a lot.

Low-carb trifle

Creamy. Avocado-tastic. Banana-rific. This trifle is loaded with coconut flavor, and only 8 grams of carbs per serving. How much to you want this low-carb dessert right now? Answer, a lot.
USMetric
4 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 1 1 ripe avocadoripe avocados
  • ½ ½ ripe bananaripe bananas
  • ¾ cup 180 ml coconut cream
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp lime juice and some of the zest
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 3 oz. 75 g fresh raspberries
  • 2 oz. 60 g pecans, preferably roasted

Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Mix avocado, banana, coconut cream, lime and half of the vanilla in a small bowl using ann immersion blender or just a fork.
  2. Mix the berries with the remaining vanilla in a separate bowl.
  3. Fill nice glasses or dessert bowls with alternating layers of the two mixtures.
  4. Place a frying pan over medium high heat and add the nuts. Roast until golden brown. Stir frequently to avoid burning.
  5. Top the dessert with roasted nuts and serve.

Tip!

Add flavor to the coconut and avocado batter with some cinnamon, cardamom or perhaps cocoa and coffee powder. This trifle creates the perfect backdrop for tons of sweet and savory combinations! Serve in a clear glass for a gorgeous presentation.

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13 Comments

  1. carol
    Just made this as I have loads of berries in the garden, another 10 out of 10,loved it
  2. Lance
    What do you do with the lime and lime zest?
  3. Liz
    Add the zest to your zoodles ( zucchini spaghetti) and cream & parsley !
  4. Terri
    the lime and the zest should be added to the creamy mixture
  5. Annemarie
    Can i eat coconut cream on a keto diet?
    Reply: #6
  6. Peter Biörck Team Diet Doctor
    Hi Annemarie!

    In resonable amounts you can use it for cooking. :)

    Can i eat coconut cream on a keto diet?

  7. Amie
    How is a banana considered low carb?
    Reply: #8
  8. Krista

    How is a banana considered low carb?

    Amie, it looks like the recipe is labeled "liberal low carb" and the recipe calls for 1/2 a banana split into 4 servings. (7 carbs/serving.)

  9. Elizabeth
    as you work your data base could we keep the 'Tip" at the bottom of the recipe to print. They are really helpful. Also, a bullet list of the names of dishes or meals to print out as well as the shopping list would be amazing. I am having to write them up to keep me straight, especially if I switch and swap. I have only been doing it a few days and one thing really good is the Cabbage Casserole. The jerk chicken proved to be a soggy jerk - ugh! :-)
  10. Maggie
    Just made this a s a birthday treat for my husband and it was lovely ...thank you DD for another great recipe xx
  11. Kim
    What is coconut cream.
  12. Jan
    I would really live to make this dish, it can’t get coconut cream. Is there a substitute I can use? I am able to get coconut milk....
  13. Debbie
    For Jan and Kim: you can take a can of coconut milk usually found in the Asian food section of the grocery store. I’ve also ordered it online (Amazon) in the Tetra paks. Place it in the refrigerator and let it cool completely. When you take off the top of the can, scoop off the cream which has solidified. A single can should give you at least 1/2 cup of coconut cream (probably more).

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