The Lowest Calorie Desserts at The Cheesecake Factory

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I’ll admit it. I love the Cheesecake Factory. I love their HUGE salads. I am a fan of the Grilled Chicken Tostada salad with no tortilla, no corn, no vinaigrette, no dressing, and sour sour cream (a girl’s got to turn a 1,500+ calorie salad into a 600-calorie salad!) But that’s not what we’re here to talk about today. We are here to talk about desserts!

The Cheesecake Factory has two whole pages of desserts on their menu.

Continue reading to find out which dessert at The Cheesecake Factory has the fewest calories. Learn how to enjoy your Cheesecake Factory dessert without adding an extra 1,500 calories to your daily calorie count.

The Lowest Calorie Desserts at The Cheesecake Factory

1. Bowl of Fresh Strawberries – 250 Calories and the Lowest Calorie Dessert

bowl of strawberries from The Cheesecake Factory with only 250 calories as the lowest calorie dessert
Bowl of Strawberries

It’s hidden at the bottom of the dessert menu under “Specialty Desserts,” so few people know about it. But you can get a bowl of fresh strawberries! Order the berries without the whipping cream and you are in for a super low-calorie dessert.

A bowl of strawberries at the Cheesecake Factory has about 250 calories.

2. Kids’ Scoop of Ice Cream – 320 Calories (2nd Lowest in Calories)

If you want to keep your desert to under 400 calories, ask if you can order a kids’ scoop of ice-cream.

A scoop of ice-cream at the Cheesecake Factory has 320 calories and 25 grams of sugar.

3. Ice Cream A La Mode – 400 Calories (3rd Lowest in Calories)

A La Mode Ice-Cream with three scoops of ice-cream at the Cheesecake Factory for a relatively low calorie dessert and 400 calories
A La Mode Ice-Cream

A scoop of ice-cream off the regular menu has about 400 calories, 24 grams of fat, and 16 grams of saturated fat. Not great, but better than a 1,100+ calorie cake!

Ask for the ice-cream without whipped cream to cut down on the total calories.

4. Kids’ Mini Hot Fudge Sundae – 480 Calories

Kid's Sundae at the Cheesecake Factory with 400 calories, a cherry, three scoops of ice-cream, chocolate and whipped cream
Kid’s Sundae

If you want something a bit more indulgent, order the kids’ mini hot fudge sundae. It has 480 calories, but that’s less than one of the massive Cheesecake Factory cakes.

5. Cappuccino (100 Calories) or Café Latte (140 Calories)

Cappuccino at the Cheesecake Factory for an after-dinner low calorie and high nutrition treat or dessert
Cappuccino – a Low Calorie Treat

If you want an after-dinner treat that is low in calories, order a cappuccino or a café latte. I love to have a decaf latte after dinner. Just make sure to ask for no sugar added and for low-fat milk.

6. Original or Tiramisu Cheesecake – 830 Calories and 850 Calories

Cheesecake factoryCheesecake original cheesecake with a Graham Cracker Crust and Sour Cream Topping
Original Cheesecake – 830 Calories

Every single cake and cheesecake on the menu has more than 1,000 calories, with the exception of the original cheesecake and the tiramisu cheesecake.

If you want to stick to a dessert under 500 calories, order one of these two cheesecakes and split it with a friend.

Tiramisu cheesecake with 850 calories and Italian Custard Made with Mascarpone, Whipped Cream, Lady Fingers, Marsala and Coffee Liqueur. Topped with Whipped Cream and Ground Chocolate.
Tiramisu has 850 Calories

Lowest Calorie Cheesecakes All Over 1000 Calories!

Following the Original Cheesecake and the Tiramisu, the Very Cherry Ghirardelli Chocolate Cheesecake (1,160 calories), the Lemon Meringue Cheesecake (1,170 calories), the Lemon Raspberry Cream Cheesecake (1,060 calories), and the Key Lime Cheesecake (1,160 calories) or the Pumpkin Cheesecake (1,060) are the lowest in total calories.

Calories in Cheesecake Factory Low Carb Cheesecakes

I purposely did NOT include the two low carb cheesecakes in my recommendation for a low-calorie dessert. The low carb cheesecakes have fake sugar, which completely messes up food cravings.

I’d recommend avoiding the low carb cheesecakes and having a smaller portion of a cake that you love instead. If you insist, here’s the nutritional info for the sugar-free cakes at the Cheesecake Factory.

Low-Licious Cheesecake – 610 Calories

Low- Licious Cheesecake with Strawberries – 620 Calories

LOW-LICIOUS CHEESECAKE WITH STRAWBERRIES that is Low Carb, No Sugar Added and Gluten Free, With Fresh Strawberries
Low Carb (and Fake Sugar!) Cheesecake with Strawberries

Curious About the HIGHEST Calorie Desserts?

Chocolate Tower Truffle Cake at the Cheesecake Factory if the highest in total calories for dessert
Chocolate Tower Truffle Cake – 1,770 Calories

 Want to know which dessert has the highest calories? It’s the Chocolate Tower Truffle Cake, weighing in at a whopping 1,770 calories. Second is the carrot cake (1,720) calories and third is the Oreo Milkshake (1,630 calories).

My Tip: Enjoy Your Favorite Dessert and Have a Few Bites

Cheesecake Factory Desserts
Cheesecake Factory Desserts

If you are watching calories and want to lose weight, my recommendation is to go ahead and order your favorite dessert at the Cheesecake Factory. If you have no self-control, ask the waiter to throw half of the cake or dessert out before bringing it to the table. Then, share the dessert with a friend!

My personal favorite dessert is the Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake. I limit myself to no more than ¼ of the cake and then take the rest home for my nephews!

Reese's Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake at the Cheesecake Factory with peanut butter cups, cheesecake, fudge cake, and caramel
Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake

Want to see all the cheesecakes ranked from best to worst? Check out this article.

Cheesecake Factory Nutritional Info and Calories

If you want to see all nutritional information and calories for every dessert at the Cheesecake Factory, check out this nutrition and calorie guide from The Cheesecake Factory.

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