Light Bavarian Dessert
Low Fat Recipe
A delicious Light Bavarian Dessert with layered fruit and gelatin mixture in dessert dishes. Topped with fruits of mandarin oranges and kiwifruit slices.
1 tablespoon unflavored gelatin
1/4 cup water
1-3/4 cups cold water
1 cup non-fat dry milk powder
1 cup low fat cottage cheese
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
11 ounces mandarin oranges in light syrup, drained
2 kiwifruit, peeled, sliced, and halved
Soften gelatin in 1/4 cup cold water in a small saucepan for five minutes. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently, until gelatin dissolves. Set aside. Combine 1-3/4 cups cold water, dry milk powder, cottage cheese, sugar, vanilla, and almond extracts in container of an electric blender.
Process until smooth; add gelatin mixture, and process 10 to 15 seconds. Pour mixture into a bowl; chill until consistency of unbeaten egg white.
Set aside several pieces of each fruit for garnish. Layer remaining fruit and gelatin mixture into six 8-ounce dessert dishes. Top with reserved fruit. Chill until firm.
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 8 ounces
Calories: 159; Fat: 1g; Protein: 9g; Carbohdyrate: 30g; Fiber: 1g; Cholesterol: 4mg; Sodium: 228mg
Exchanges: 1/2 Lean Meat, 1 Fruit, 1/2 Non-Fat Milk, 1/2 Other Carbohydrates