Diabetes-Friendly Dessert Recipes

Sep 18, 2017

Pineapple Yogurt Dip

By |2017-09-18T13:39:24-04:00Updated: September 18th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 (8oz) package reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (8oz) container fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1 (8oz) can crushed pineapple, drained well
  • 1/2 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated

Directions

  1. Process cream cheese, yogurt, pineapple, and SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener in a food processor or blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides.
  2. Spoon into a serving dish.
  3. cover and chill. Serve with assorted fresh […]
Sep 18, 2017

Pears with Creamy Chocolate Sauce

By |2017-09-18T13:11:15-04:00Updated: September 18th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 (28-ounce) can no sugar added pear halves in fruit juice
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 (12-ounce) can 2% evaporated milk
  • 3 tablespoons Equal Spoonful

Directions

  1. In small saucepan, melt butter; whisk in flour; cool 1 minute. Drain pears reserving 1/3 cup liquid and set pear halves aside.
  2. Whisk cocoa into reserved liquid; add to […]
Sep 18, 2017

Orange Vanilla Pannacotta

By |2017-09-18T11:38:25-04:00Updated: September 18th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

To Serve: Dip the ramekins or dessert cups into hot water for about 10 seconds to loosen the pannacotta from the cups. Unmold the pannacotta by placing a dessert plate on top of the ramekin. Holding firmly, turn the plate and ramekin over so that the pannacotta falls out of the mold and onto the dessert […]

Sep 15, 2017

Mixed Fruit Squares

By |2017-09-15T11:11:19-04:00Updated: September 15th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 (8-ounce) package dried mixed fruit, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup dark raisins
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 8 tablespoons margarine, cut into pieces
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 5 1/2 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes (18 packets Equal® Sweetener™ or 3/4 cup Equal® Spoonful™)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup […]
Sep 15, 2017

Maple-Cinnamon Swirl Coffee Cake

By |2017-09-15T10:17:14-04:00Updated: September 15th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons margarine, softened
  • 5 1/2 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 18 packets Equal® Sweetener or ¾ cup Equal® Spoonful™
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons maple flavoring
  • 2 3/4 cups cake flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat Oven to 375°F (190°C)
  2. Beat margarine and Equal® or Equal® Spoonful™ until blended […]
Sep 15, 2017

Low-Calorie Gelatin Jewel Dessert

By |2017-09-15T10:09:10-04:00Updated: September 15th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 (3 1/4 ounce) package lime sugar-free gelatin
  • 1 (3 1/4 ounce) package orange sugar-free gelatin
  • 2 (3 1/4 ounce each) packages strawberry sugar-free gelatin – divided use
  • 4 cups boiling water – divided use
  • 2 cups cold water – divided use
  • 1 (8 ounce) tub nondairy sugar-free whipped topping, thawed – divided use

Directions

  1. Prepare lime, orange and one package of […]
Sep 15, 2017

Low Fat Tiramisu

By |2017-09-15T10:01:34-04:00Updated: September 15th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 3 (1-ounce) slices fat-free pound cake
  • 2 tablespoon Kahlua
  • 1/3 cup marscarpone cheese
  • 3/4 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup low-fat cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons instant espresso powder
  • 1/2 cup low calorie whipped topping
  • Fresh raspberries or strawberries

Directions

  1. Drizzle the cake slices with the Kahlua. Let them soak for 10 minutes.
  2. Combine the cheeses, sugar, cocoa powder and […]
Aug 30, 2017

Grandmas Apple Crisp

By |2017-08-30T15:24:35-04:00Updated: August 30th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Apple Crisp Filling Ingredients

  • 6 cups peeled and sliced Granny Smith apples
  • 1/2 cup Equal® Spoonful or 12 packets Equal sweetener
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Apple Crisp Filling Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Combine apples, 1/2 cup Equal®, water, flour, lemon juice and cinnamon.
  3. Toss gently to coat apple slices.
  4. Place in an 8-inch square […]
Aug 30, 2017

Fruit Layered Island Delight

By |2017-08-30T13:13:53-04:00Updated: August 30th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 4 cups angel food cake, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups Amaretto flavored coffee creamer, divided use
  • 1/3 cup Equal® Spoonful or 8 packets of Equal sweetener
  • 1 ripe medium mango, peeled, seeded, chopped
  • 1 cup cubed fresh or canned pineapple, drained
  • 2 medium ripe bananas, peeled, cut into ½-inch thick slices
  • 1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (8-ounce) container […]
Aug 29, 2017

Frozen Orange Yogurt

By |2017-08-29T14:52:43-04:00Updated: August 29th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes|0 Comments

If made in a 10 x 6-inch baking dish, cut into squares and serve on lettuce-lined plates as a salad, or on plates with a pureed strawberry or raspberry sauce for dessert. The fruit mixture can be spooned into hollowed-out orange halves and frozen. Cut thin slice from bottom of orange halves so they will stand; […]

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