Who doesn’t love a good dessert? The only problem is, some desserts can interfere with your health and nutrition goals, and leave you craving even more sugar than before you started, wreaking havoc on your blood sugar levels. However, if you opt for a high-protein dessert option, this can help stabilise your blood sugar, leaving you feeling full and satisfied, while still enjoying a sweet treat! Plus, you’re giving your body the added benefit of extra protein to support lean muscle, fat burning, enhance your metabolism, and improve your muscle repair and recovery between gym sessions. In these 3 high-protein dessert recipes, we’ve added various BodyScience protein blends for a high-protein, delicious addition to your favourite dessert options – happy cooking!

Nutella Baked Protein Cheesecake

Calories 231

Protein 13g Fat 12g Carbs 17g



  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C.
  2. Place half the nutella and remaining ingredients in a bowl and stir until smooth. Pour into a muffin pan. 
  3. Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes or until set. Allow to cool. Once cool spread the top with remaining Nutella.

Protein Pancakes with Salted Caramel Ice Cream

Calories 459

Protein 35g Fat 9g Carb 55g Fibre 10g


  • 30g Bsc BodyScience High Protein powder – Vanilla
  • 30g Plain Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 0.5 tsp Cinnamon
  • 40ml Almond Milk
  • 5ml Vanilla Extract
  • 50g Mashed Banana
  • 1 Egg White (33g)
  • 50g Blueberries
  • 70g Strawberries
  • 50g Gym Bod Peanut Butter Salted Caramel Ice Cream
  • 20ml Sugar-Free Maple Syrup


  1. Combine protein powder, flour, baking soda and cinnamon in a bowl. Add mashed banana, whisked egg, milk and vanilla extract, and stir until well combined.
  2. Preheat a non-stick pan over medium heat and pour in small amounts of batter at a time.
  3. Flip the pancake to cook the other side once bubbles begin to form. Repeat until all batter is used up.
  4. Plate pancakes and top with maple syrup and any additional toppings.

3 high-protein dessert recipes

 Ice Cream & Raspberry Jelly

Calories 282

Protein 23g Fat 8g Carbs 28g Fibre 3g


  • 40g Bsc BodyScience Jelly Protein – Raspberry
  • 50g Frozen Raspberries
  • 60g Light Vanilla Ice Cream


    1. Make the Jelly Protein according to packet instructions – the Jelly Protein provides a huge 20 g of protein, where regular jelly won’t.
    2. Drop raspberries into the container and place in the fridge for 2 hours or until set.
    3. Once the jelly has set, top with ice cream.

    Dessert with extra nutritional benefits? As if you needed another reason to enjoy a sweet treat… These recipes will undoubtedly be on high rotation in your kitchen in no time, thanks to their simplicity, deliciousness and nutritional value, helping you to achieve your health goals without the need for restricting your favourite foods along the way.