Low Fat Tiramisu
A reduced calorie version of the classic Italian dessert.
3 (1-ounce) slices fat-free pound cake
2 tablespoon Kahlua
1/3 cup mascarpone cheese
3/4 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
1/2 cup low-fat cream cheese
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
2 tablespoons instant espresso powder
1/2 cup low calorie whipped topping
Fresh raspberries or strawberries
- Drizzle the cake slices with the liqueur. Let them soak for 10 minutes.
- Combine the cheeses, sugar, cocoa powder and espresso powder.
- Crumble some of the cake into each of 6 serving dishes. Add a layer of the cheese mixture. Add a layer of crumbled cake.
- Top each serving with some whipped topping and a dusting of cocoa, then garnish with berries and serve.
Makes 6 Servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 252, Calories from Fat: 120, Total Fat: 13g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 39 mg, Sodium: 199 mg, Carbohydrate: 26 g, Dietary Fiber: 1g, Sugars: 18g, Protein: 7 g.
Source: Adapted from Robyn Webb's Memorable Menus Made Easy (American Diabetes Association, 1997).