Desserts: Cold Desserts: Layered Apple and Blueberry Dessert

This is a light impressive dessert that is healthy yet easy to prepare.

Author: Fresh Finesse
Date: June 27, 2013

Serves: 4 person(s)
Yield: 4 x approx. 1-1/2 cup servings

Preparation Time: 8 mins
Cooking Time: 4 mins

Ingredients:

    4 apples (such as Gala), peeled, cored and cut into wedges
    1 Tbsp lemon juice
    1 1/2 Tbsp superfine sugar (or castor sugar)
    100 g roughly chopped coconut cookies or other sweet cookies
    150 g blueberries
    2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt, or strained nonfat plain yogurt
    1 Tbsp honey

Directions:

    Place the apple wedges in a small saucepan and toss with lemon juice and sugar. Cover and cook on low heat for 5 to 10 minutes or until the apples are tender. Set aside to cool.

    Divide the cooked apples among 4 glasses or serving dishes. Sprinkle a layer of chopped coconut cookies on top of the apple mixture. Next add a layer of blueberries, reserving about 20 for decoration. Spoon the yogurt on top of the blueberries and smooth with the back of the spoon. Drizzle over the honey and scatter with the reserved blueberries.

Microwave Directions:

    Place the apple wedges in a microwaveable bowl and toss with lemon juice and sugar. Cover and microwave on HIGH for 5 minutes or until the apples are tender. Set aside to cool.

    Divide the cooked apple among 4 glasses or serving dishes. Sprinkle a layer of chopped coconut cookies on top of the apple mixture. Next add a layer of blueberries, reserving about 20 for decoration. Spoon the yogurt on top of the blueberries and smooth with the back of the spoon. Drizzle over the honey and scatter with the reserved blueberries.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:300 cals
Kilojoules:1,283 kJ
Fat:11.0 g
Carbohydrates:37.5 g
Protein:1.8 g
Cholesterol:0.0 mg
Sodium:72 mg
Saturated Fat:0.6 g
Fiber:3.0 g
Calcium:245.0 mg
Total Sugars:27.0 g

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