For all the paleo foodies who still relish the sweeter things in life, we've tested some delicious desserts to satisfy your sweet temptations. So out with the refined sugar, and in with the naturally sweet ingredients…
These desserts are often raw, vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar-free so you can have your cake and eat it too! Caveman treats to boot.
Here are the best paleo desserts in Sydney.
Inspired by the paleo and primal protocols, THR1VE at the MLC Centre aims to enhance health, performance and vitality through its delicious range of goodies. For your afternoon sweet treat you can't go past the Cookies & Cream signature smoothie created with paleo brownie, coconut cream, banana, shredded coconut and cacao nibs.
A must on your best Sydney paleo dessert hit list, The Suveran's menu is entirely sugar-free, dairy-free and gluten-free, offering creative desserts including: sweet crepes with coconut, currents, cocoa or carob; cinnamon sprouted fruit fritters; and a delicious case of tarts, muffins, cakes and raw choc tops! Mmmm, raw choc tops definitely make Sydney's best paleo desserts must-try menu.
One of Sydney's best paleo cafes north side, this Manly gem delivers an extensive breakfast, lunch and "Pure Nights" menu, but we'd go for the desserts—think chocolate 'love' cake, raw lemon cheesecake or truffle honey agave milk pancakes.
Real Food Connection
With a paleo and primal approach, Real Food Connection offers a carefully designed menu, which caters to what your body needs with a focus on vegetables, protein and good fats. For those desiring something a little sweet, you must try the raw cocoa avocado mousse with pistachio nuts—amazing!
One of Sydney's best paleo, organic and lean cafes, Henley's Wholefoods boasts a delicious food menu as well as cold-pressed juices and protein shakes. On the dessert front, highlights include a raw vegan chocolate raspberry torte and black forest potato mud cake—yum!
Earth To Table
Renowned amongst Sydney's paleo community, Earth To Table serves desserts to tantalise your taste buds, made with the freshest organic ingredients. Created by Australia's leading raw chef, Julie Mitsios, standout desserts include the raw chocolate chilli ganache tart, raw tiramisu, and raw pear and ginger caramel cheesecake. Cavemen your Sydney paleo dessert hunt will be bountiful here!
Whole Meal Cafe
This Darlinghurst eatery is brimming with paleo, vegan and gluten-free delicacies. The cabinet is jam-packed with allergy-friendly cookies, brownies and protein balls. For a nourishing sweet treat opt for the chia pudding prepared with light coconut milk, cacao and shaved coconut topped with blueberries and pear—delicious!
With a mantra of "Eat Clean, Live Lean" this exclusively paleo health food café offers a vast breakfast and lunch menu, with sweet options such as: banana pancakes served with berry compote; breakfast parfait of crunchy granola, coconut yoghurt and mixed berries; and acai bowl with apple, banana, granola and raspberries.
Sydney's first organic raw café, Sadhana Kitchen specialises in wholefoods, tonics, cold-pressed juices and its incredible range of guilt-free desserts. Choose from raw, vegan, gluten-free chocolate cucpcakes or banoffee pie, or for those really wanting to spoil themselves, indulge in a decadent (paleo-friendly) high tea! No best paleo desserts in Sydney hit list would be complete without this caveman-friendly kitchen.