Makes 8 servings.
1½ (8-ounce) packages cream cheese
¾ cup ricotta cheese
½ cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granular
2 large eggs
1 large egg white
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup half-and-half
Optional Garnish: mint leaves, fresh raspberries
1. Preheat oven to 250°F.
2. Beat cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add ricotta cheese; beat until blended. Gradually add SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granular beating until blended.
3. Add eggs gradually, beating until blended. Add egg white and beat until blended. Add vanilla and cream, beating until blended.
4. Pour mixture into 8 (8-ounce) ramekins; place ramekins in a roasting pan. Add hot water to pan to a depth of 1-inch.
5. Bake at 250°F for 45 minutes or until custards are set. Custards will puff slightly and remain white. Remove from water bath and cool on a wire rack. Serve chilled or at room temperature. Garnish, if desired.
Nutritional Info (per serving):
Total Calories 350
Calories from fat 250
Total fat 28g
Saturated fat 16g
Total Carbohydrate 19g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Exchanges Per Serving: 1½ starches, 1 medium fat meat, 4 fat
Recipe created by Gale Gand.
Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics.