Add some sweet to your summer with the classic taste of vanilla! We’ve rounded up our favorite low-carb, sugar-free sweets and drinks using SweetLeaf® Stevia Vanilla Creme Sweet Drops®, so you can sweeten up your recipes with ease!

Vanilla Chocolate Mousse

Recipe courtesy of Cici and Jon Reynolds

Give yourself the best of both worlds! Since this delicious dessert features both vanilla and chocolate, it’s hard to choose which layer you like more.

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Ingredients

4 cups of heavy cream
2 ½ tbsp. Cacao powder
10-15 drops SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Chocolate Sweet Drops®
15 drops SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Vanilla Creme Sweet Drops®
¼ tsp. Vanilla extract

Directions

In a large bowl, whip heavy cream until it becomes whipped cream. Add cacao powder and mix on low until combined. Once that is incorporated well, add SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Chocolate Sweet Drops® and SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Vanilla Creme Sweet Drops® and mix well.

Set aside and do the same for the vanilla mousse.

Assemble by layering chocolate, then vanilla, then chocolate, etc. Add any toppings you prefer.

 

Coconut Vanilla Martini

Recipe courtesy of chef Admir Alibasic

This easy to make Coconut Vanilla Martini is the perfect drink for any occasion. Infused with coconut rum, hazelnut liqueur, and Irish cream creating the perfect balance of alcohol.

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Ingredients

2 ½ oz. of Coconut Rum
1 oz. of Hazelnut Liqueur
1 oz. of Irish Cream
3 drops of SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Vanilla Creme Sweet Drops®
4 drops of SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Coconut Sweet Drops®

Directions

Fill a tall glass with ice

Add Coconut Rum, Hazelnut Liqueur, Irish Cream, SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Vanilla Creme Sweet Drops® and SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Coconut Sweet Drops®

Shake well in a shaker

Serve in a chilled martini glass

 

Vanilla Creme French Toast

This recipe is featured in our cookbook, Cooking with SweetLeaf Stevia®

Play a trick on your tastebuds, because this low-calorie breakfast option from the kitchen of Chef Amy Riolo only tastes indulgent! SweetLeaf® Tip: Top with one of our SweetLeaf® Sugar-Free Stevia Syrups

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Ingredients

8 drops SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Vanilla Creme Sweet Drops®
1 egg
1 cup milk
4 slices whole-grain bread
1 tbsp. Butter
Pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg

Directions

Whisk the egg and milk together in a bowl. Add a pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg and the SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Vanilla Creme Sweet Drops® to the egg mixture. Whisk well to combine.

Add 1 tbsp. Butter to a frying pan. Melt over medium heat. Be sure to coat the bottom of the pan with the butter.

Next, dip one slice at a time of whole-grain bread into the egg mixture. Coat both sides of the bread thoroughly. Place coated bread slices into the buttered frying pan and cook until both sides are brown.

Optional: Top with syrup.

 

Sugar-Free Vanilla Bean Pudding

Recipe and photo courtesy of Sugar-Free Mom

In need of a healthy, but sweet snack? Although traditional homemade vanilla pudding is loaded with sugar, our SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Vanilla Creme Sweet Drops® give this recipe a sugar-free makeover! Being low in carbs as well makes this a diabetic-friendly and guilt-free treat. SweetLeaf® Tip: Top with sugar-free chocolate shavings for extra sweetness.

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Ingredients

½ to 1 tsp. SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Vanilla Creme Sweet Drops®
¼ cup arrowroot powder*
¼ tsp. Salt
2 cups almond milk, unsweetened
1 cup half-and-half
4 egg yolks, slightly beaten
1 tbsp. Butter, softened
½ vanilla bean or ½ tsp. Vanilla extract
Optional topping: chocolate shavings, sugar-free

Directions

Stir arrowroot powder and salt together in a saucepan. On medium heat, whisk in almond milk, half-and-half, and egg yolks. Continue to cook, stirring constantly until mixture thickens and comes to a boil. Boil for 1 minute and remove from heat.

Stir in butter, vanilla bean or extract, and SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Vanilla Creme Sweet Drops®. Allow to cool slightly before tasting, then adjust Sweet Drops®, if needed. Cover mixture with plastic wrap directly on top of pudding to avoid formation of a skin. Cool to room temperature and chill before serving. Top with sugar-free chocolate shavings if desired. Each serving is about ½ cup.

*Arrowroot powder is a gluten-free powder similar to cornstarch. You can find it in health food stores and online. Tapioca starch/flour can be substituted for a similar result.

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