Low Fat Tiramisu

Makes 6 servings.


3 (1-ounce) slices fat-free pound cake
2 tablespoon Kahlua
⅓ cup marscarpone cheese
¾ cup part-skim ricotta cheese
½ cup low-fat cream cheese
¼ cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
2 tablespoons instant espresso powder
½ cup low calorie whipped topping
Fresh raspberries or strawberries


1. Drizzle the cake slices with the liqueur. Let them soak for 10 minutes.
2. Combine the cheeses, sugar, cocoa powder and espresso powder.
3. Crumble some of the cake into each of 6 serving dishes. Add a layer of the cheese mixture. Add a layer of crumbled cake.
4. Top each serving with some whipped topping and a dusting of cocoa, then garnish with berries and serve.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories 252
Calories from Fat 120
Total Fat: 13g
Saturated Fat: 8g
Cholesterol 39mg
Sodium 199mg
Carbohydrate 26g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 18g
Protein 7g

Additional comments:

Source: Adapted from Robyn Webb's Memorable Menus Made Easy (American Diabetes Association, 1997).

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