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Black Forest Angel Bites

No recipe image available.A diabetic-friendly, uniquely satisfying and indulgent guilt-free dessert.

Recipe Ingredients:

Angel Bites:
5 large egg whites
1/3 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 pinch salt

Black Forest Filling:
1 (15 ounce) can unsweetened tart cherries
1 tablespoon Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1 tablespoon cornstarch
3 tablespoons sugar free chocolate chips, melted

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Lightly oil a 13x11 inch-baking sheet. Set aside.
  2. Make Angel Bites: Place egg whites in a medium mixing bowl. Whip on high speed using an electric beater or wire whisk until frothy.
  3. Add Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, vanilla and salt. Mix on high speed until medium-stiff peaks form (approximately 20 to 30 seconds).
  4. Spoon rounded tablespoons of egg white mixture onto prepared baking sheet. Bake in preheated 350°F (175°C) oven 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pan. Cool.
  5. Make Filling: Drain cherries and save juice. Pour juice into a small saucepan. Add cornstarch and Splenda® Granulated Sweetener. Stir well. Cook over medium heat until simmering and thick (approx. 2 minutes). Toss thickened juice with cherries. Chill until ready to use.
  6. Assemble Angel Bites: Just before serving, sandwich Angel Bites with filling. Place filling on the bottom of one Angel Bite and top with another so that the bottoms of the Angel Bites are facing each other and the filling is sandwiched between them. Repeat with remaining Angel Bites.
  7. Garnish Angel Bites with a drizzle of melted chocolate and a dollop of whipped cream.

Makes 5 servings. Serving Size: 3 prepared angel bites.

Note: If egg whites start to separate, whisk them back together using a wire whisk.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (3 prepared angel bites): Calories 90 | Calories from Fat 20 | Fat 2.0g (sat 0g) | Cholesterol 0mg | Sodium 140mg | Carbohydrates 14g | Fiber 2g | Sugars 8g | Protein 4g.

Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.