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5 Ingredients to Make Your Desserts Tastier

by | Nutrition

Jul 24, 2022

A tasty dessert does not necessarily have to contain all the ingredients in the world. Some desserts contain as little as five ingredients but look and taste very good. When it comes to desserts, the smallest ingredient counts and can make a difference. Here, we show you 5 ingredients to make your desserts tastier.

1. Slippery Elm

This isn’t just your regular dessert ingredient. It has medicinal properties! In the 16th century, slippery elm was indicated in the treatment of cough and other upper respiratory tract problems. At this age, it is helpful in the management of digestive problems like diarrhea. 

Slippery elm is a great addition when you want to bake. It adds a special flavor to your bakes and improves the dessert’s texture. You can get this ingredient in many herbal stores around you. Try it out when next you bake some cakes and be awed by the magic. 

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2. Vanilla Bean Paste

This ingredient is basically just vanilla bean extract. To make this, soak the vanilla bean extracts in water, and then add some sugar. The result is one of the most amazing tastes ever. No way you are eating this and not reaching for more. 

Since it is almost 100 percent organic, you are free from the danger that comes with eating foods high in processed sugars and harmful derivates. 

Include this also in your bakes. The flavor is something of a layer. You know, those sorts of tastes that have another taste buried inside them. 

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3. Cacao Powder

This one is a recommended dessert ingredient for people who, for some reason, do not like actual chocolates. It is often called cocoa powder and is an extract of the actual cocoa plant used in the making of beverages. 

Adding this to your desserts goes a long way to improving the taste. It also contains some essential nutrients, such as iron. Actual cocoa contains magnesium too. 

You can add cocoa powder to a variety of desserts. You can add it to your cakes or bakes. Or you add it to your beverages. When you add cocoa powder to your beverages, it may be even more fun to include some milk and sugar. 

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4. Honey

This is a common one. It is a great ingredient for your desserts because, unlike regular processed sugar, this one is a natural extract. It is made when bees process the nectar from flowers. 

You can add honey to just about anything: bakes, cakes, drinks—anything at all. 

Add a teaspoon of honey to whatever you bake, and watch it make that dessert ten times tastier. It may surprise you to know that honey has antioxidant properties. 

5. Caramel

This ingredient almost always makes it to any kind of dessert. A salt and caramel combo is one that will have you appreciating the fact that you have taste buds. Caramel can make it into cookies, icecreams, etc. 

This ingredient has you digging deeper down to savor every taste in your mouth.  

Are you thinking of adding these ingredients to make your desserts tastier? If so, “Buon appetito!”

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By Emilie Schleif

Emilie Schleif is a Lifestyle Writer at GoodHealthRecipe, where she covers all things relationships and wellness—born and raised in La Canada Flintridge. She currently lives in Hamburg and loves running, hiking, and walking with her dog, Jasper.

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