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.
Date: August 14, 2012
Serves: 8 person(s)
Yield: 8 x level tablespoons
Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins
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
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.
Serve with desserts, such as a pie or cake topping.
Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.
|Calories:||14 cals||32 cals|
|Kilojoules:||59 kJ||133 kJ|
|Fat||0.6 g||2.8 g|
|Carbohydrates||0.8 g||1.7 g|
|Protein||1.3 g||0.2 g|
|Cholesterol||2.5 mg||10.0 mg|
|Sodium||13 mg||3 mg|
|Saturated Fat||0.4 g||1.7 g|
|Fiber||0.0 g||0.0 g|
|Calcium||29.0 mg||5.0 mg|
|Total Sugars||0.5 g||1.5 g|