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Delicious Salted Caramel Recipes You Won’t Believe Are Actually Healthy

Freelance journalist
Carina is a freelance journalist. She writes about food and for our "healthy lifestyle" column.

Salt and caramel couldn’t be more different. One’s more about seasoning savory foods, the other’s deliciously sweet. But this odd couple have become the perfect culinary pairing and can be found all around the foodie feeds. We’re hearing and seeing salted caramel recipes everywhere right now. This contrasting flavor pair has become a perennial favorite among ice cream lovers. But the combination from the gourmet world is now mainstream and can be found in various cookies, cakes, and pies. Yes, especially among snacks, this delicious trend has proven its more than just a passing fad.

And because only a few people can resist the flavor, it was pretty obvious that we have to bring back our Salted Caramel Protein Cream at least once. And what’s the best part? We heard your requests, and this special Protein Cream is now part of our permanent collection.

Unlike traditional caramel spreads, ours has no palm oil or added sugar and 45 percent fewer carbs to boot! And it has the same great taste – this spread has that sweet taste with a salty note that we love so much. We use it to top our pancakes, cookies, and yogurts or use it in baking or even enjoy the dip straight from the spoon when a craving hits. Of course, variety is the spice of life, which is why we recommend our Protein Cream bundle too!

Why Protein Cream Anyway?

Before we can show you what you can do with the Salted Protein Cream, which we can now keep you supplied with year round, and which recipes are simply irresistible with it, it’s time for a brief look at the general advantages of our Protein Creams. First, it’s all about being able to treat yourself without resorting to the usual suspects packed with sugar. Sweet doesn’t have to be sinful. We have maltitol to thank for that, which instead of added sugar ends up in our spread with the extra load of proteins.

These are sugar alcohols that occur naturally in both fruits and vegetables in very small amounts. And they have a lower caloric value than sugar. By the way, with our Protein Cream you can not only do something good for yourself when you feel like snacking, but also for the environment. We deliberately avoid palm oil and instead use sunflower oil, cocoa butter, and coconut oil. The perfect mix for a creamy consistency and balanced flavor!

No-Bake Salted Caramel Cups

Why have no-bake recipes become so popular lately? They’re a great way to whip up something to snack on without spending ages in the kitchen! Small amount of effort, huge flavor experience – that’s what you get with these Salted Caramel Cups. The base is a crunchy cookie in combination with coconut oil. For the topping, creamy caramel meets tart chocolate. Who can say no to that?

A stack of three chocolate-topped, salt-sprinkled, salted caramel cups on a white plate with black speckles. The top cup is bitten into, showing its salted caramel center.

Salted Caramel Brownies

Just looking at these tasty brownies makes our mouths water. Who would guess that the main ingredient is actually zucchini? You won’t taste the veggies in the final product though, we promise! This healthy snack tastes deliciously sweet, and it’s an absolute dream when served slightly warm. What makes it so perfect for snack lovers and Instagram fanatics is probably the Protein Cream Salted Caramel topping. It’s like they were made especially for each other!

Salted Caramel Brownies

Salted Caramel Filled Donuts

Just when you think it can’t get any better, along come the Salted Caramel Donuts. They’re based on the classic snack: a donut filled with jam and covered in plenty of powdered sugar. Our high-protein reinterpretation goes beyond fruit to take the taste experience to the next level. That’s where our sweet and salty Protein Cream comes in!

Salted Caramel Filled Protein Donuts

Salted Caramel Apple Roses

Apple roses are just the thing when you’ve been asked to bring dessert at a dinner with your friends. They’re stunning on a plate and still good for you because they’re low in sugar. They’re also super easy to prepare, and only have a few ingredients. And they are always delicious – the mix of fruity, sweet, and salty makes anyone’s heart beat faster.

Salted Caramel Apple Roses in cupcake cups on a pink plate

Protein Lava Cake

Lava cakes are already a chocolate dream come true, and our simple twist still manages to give them an upgrade. The culinary wonder weapon is our Salted Caramel Protein Cream, which turns into the liquid core of this delicious cake. Chances are this protein-packed dessert will become your next favorite treat!

Salted caramel recipes for a salted caramel protein lava cake with a molten salted caramel core. A white hand holds a golden spoon, parting the powdered-sugar-dusted chocolate cake which enfolds a salted caramel center.

 No-Bake Salted Caramel Cheesecakes

A cheesecake is usually quick and easy to make without an oven – and can be polished off just as quickly. Our version layers in different tastes. There’s the Lemon Cake-flavored base, the vanilla flavor in the cream cheese filling, and last but not least, the Salted Caramel Protein Cream topping. It’s a wonderful dessert to cozy up with on the sofa at home, but it’s also great for taking to parties.

No-Bake Salted Caramel Cheesecakes


  • Salted Caramel is so craveable because it activates a mix of taste receptors for both salty and sweet.
  • Our Salted Caramel Protein Cream is perfect for snacking and stands out from the pack with its healthier ingredients.
  • It contains no added sugar or palm oil and seven times more protein than other caramel-flavored spreads.
  • Salted Caramel Protein Cream is great for eating straight out of the jar but can also be used in baking or as a topping for waffles, pancakes, and cereal.

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