Iced Orange Cappuccino

Makes 8 servings.


Zest from 1 medium orange, cut into ½-inch strips
7 ½ cups cold water
1 ½ cups drip grind espresso coffee
3 to 4 tablespoons Equal® Spoonful™
3 cups skim milk
Light whipped topping
Cocoa, ground nutmeg or cinnamon


1. Place orange zest in bottom of coffee pot. Brew coffee, using cold water and espresso; cool to room temperature.
2. Strain coffee and discard orange zest; stir in Equal® Spoonful™ and milk. Refrigerate until chilled.
3. Pour cappuccino into chilled tall glasses; spoon small dollop of whipped topping on each and sprinkle with cocoa, nutmeg or cinnamon.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories: 45
Saturated Fat (trace amounts)
Protein: 3g
Cholesterol: 2mg
Carbohydrates: 7g
Fiber: (trace amounts)
Total Fat: <1g
Sodium: 55mg

Food Exchanges: ½ Skim Milk or ½ Starch

Additional comments:

Note: Cappuccino can be frozen in ice cube trays; the cubes can be used with cappuccino so it will not be diluted. Also, the ice cubes can be processed in a blender or food processor to make cappuccino slush.

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®. provides many fine recipes for diabetic diets. Since its online debut in 1999, has become one of the more popular and largest cooking and recipe sites on the Internet.

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