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


    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.

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Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

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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