Who doesn’t love a multi-course meal with a decadent dessert?
Unfortunately, very few of us have the time, money or body type that will allow us to indulge in a culinary extravagance. Instead, we tend to eat on the run, often sacrificing taste for fewer calories or convenience.
Is there was a way to enjoy a rich tasting treat without the worry?
The answer is Quark cheesecake!
Below are calorie conscious recipes that do not skimp on taste. We promise that you don’t need to be a professional baker to whip up one of these desserts that are equally delicious and satisfying.
What is Quark?
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Quark cheesecakes: 22 Recipes
Eye-catching and refreshing, this mango-topped Quark cheesecake is a bright focal point for any afternoon tea party.
This decadent chocolate swirl dessert is what happens when rich tasting brownies meet nutritious, creamy Quark.
A graham cracker crust puts a new and tasty spin on a traditional German cheesecake recipe. What’s more, it’s so easy to make!
Love cheesecake but not crazy about how heavy it makes you feel? Here’s a recipe that’s lighter but still creamy, thanks to a mixture of yogurt and quark cheese.
Vanilla pudding and vanilla-flavored sugar infuse this cheesecake with a taste that’s as surprising as it is delicious.
A big taste with fewer calories is what the New York-style Quark cheesecake in the video recipe below is all about!
This not-too-sweet cheesecake has a sophisticated yet mouth-watering taste. It’s the perfect treat for your next coffee or tea break.
The look of this double-decker gingerbread/cheesecake is as impressive as its complex creamy yet zesty taste.
Sweet and tangy go hand-in-hand in this light-as-air lemon cheesecake made with nutritious Quark. It’s the perfect ending to a summer meal.
No matter the topping – berries, citrus, chocolate, or whipped cream – this classic cheesecake recipe will always do the trick.
Nothing says summer tea party like a pink-hued, strawberry-flavored cheesecake. And if the pastel color isn’t enough to entice you, this fabulous dessert is also lightweight and made with nutritious ingredients.
Create a sophisticated cheesecake by pairing lemon zest with strawberry cream and pistachio praline. The unique combination of tastes and textures is something your guests will remember for a long time.
If the sun were a cake, it would definitely be a rich and aromatic passionfruit cheesecake. This gorgeous orange-topped cake is a showstopper at any summer picnic.
Who says you can’t have cake for breakfast? With a granola-based crust and a protein and calcium-rich filling made with yogurt and Quark, this no-bake cake is a terrific choice for a morning or an afternoon snack.
Here’s an easy-to-bake lemon cheesecake that pulls no punches. Just a handful of ingredients, including nutritious quark, go into this traditional and always satisfying recipe.
Without a doubt, this is the coolest looking cheesecake with a dark Oreo crust and a green matcha-quark filling. It’s so attention-grabbing that you’ll forget to mention that it’s half the calories of a traditional cheesecake!
This lemon cheesecake is a reliable crowd-pleaser with an unexpected bonus: it has fewer calories and more nutritional value than anyone would ever expect.
Stay on trend with this recipe that’s packed with probiotics and protein. The combo of Quark and kefir in this crustless cheesecake will prove irresistible to even your most health-conscious pals.
Calling all amateur bakers! If you’re looking for an easy, no-bake, low-calorie lemon Quark cheesecake that takes just minutes to prepare, this one’s for you.
Here’s a scrumptious dessert from Germany, the land of exalted cheesecakes. This quark with lemon treat reminds us to appreciate what’s tried and true (and delicious) about the most traditional recipes.
Cheesecake as part of a diet? Sounds crazy until you try this low-calorie, no crust version made with Quark and garnished with the juiciest of blood oranges.
Looking for a quick sugar fix, without the sugar? This no-sugar, no-bake, ready-in-no-time Quark cheesecake is a guilt-free wonder.
Clearly, you don’t need to be a trained pastry chef to create an impressive Quark cheesecake.
Quark may not be very well known, but as the above recipes show, it gets along well with a host of ingredients, from sweet to sticky to savory.
In other words, with Quark in your kitchen, you have endless possibilities and we urge you not to stop at just one cheesecake…