Desserts: Cold Desserts: Ricotta Cream

This Recipe Makeover is a fat-free replacement for traditional whipped cream, saving on calories!
Per serving: 14 calories, 0.6g fat and 0.8g carbs.
Saves: 18 calories, 2.2g fat and 0.9g carbs.

Author: CalorieKing
Date: August 14, 2012

Serves: 8 person(s)
Yield: 8 x level tablespoons

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins

Ingredients:

    Regular whipped cream is loaded with calories, fat and sugar. Our healthier makeover recipe replaces heavy whipping cream with ricotta cheese, gelatin and milk; and the sugar is replaced with a sugar substitute.
  Recipe Makeover

    3 Tbsp nonfat milk
    1 tsp unflavored gelatin
    1/4 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
    1 sugar substitute equal to 2 tsp sugar
    1/4 tsp vanilla extract

  Traditional Recipe

    1/4 cup heavy whipping cream, fluid
    1 Tbsp sugar
    1/8 tsp vanilla extract

Directions:

    Blend nonfat milk with gelatin and stir over hot water until dissolved.

    Combine ricotta cheese, sugar substitute and vanilla extract, and mix well until smooth. Refrigerate.

Variations:

    Serve with desserts, such as a pie or cake topping.

    Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.

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Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

MakeoverTraditional
Calories:14 cals32 cals
Kilojoules:59 kJ133 kJ
Fat0.6 g2.8 g
Carbohydrates0.8 g1.7 g
Protein1.3 g0.2 g
Cholesterol2.5 mg10.0 mg
Sodium13 mg3 mg
Saturated Fat0.4 g1.7 g
Fiber0.0 g0.0 g
Calcium29.0 mg5.0 mg
Total Sugars0.5 g1.5 g

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