Fruit-Filled Puffs Recipe
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup matzoh cake meal
2 tbsp matzoh cake meal salt
6 large eggs
3/4 cup nondairy whipped topping
3 cup whole strawberries, thinly sliced
3 medium kiwi fruit, coarsely chopped
2 tbsp chocolate syrup
1. Preheat oven to 450 F. Spray a large baking sheet with nonstick
cooking spray; set aside.
2. In medium saucepan, combine 1 cup water, the oil and vanilla;
bring to a boil. Stir in matzoh cake meal and salt; continue
cooking, stirring constantly, about 1 minute, until mixture no longer
sticks to side of saucepan. Remove from heat and stir in eggs, 1 at
a time, stirring thorougly after each addition.
3. Drop dough by 12 rounded tablespoonfuls, 2" apart, onto prepared
baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 400 F. and bake 10-15
minutes longer, until browned and puffed. Cool completely on rack,
then slice in half horizontally.
4. To fill, fit a pastry bag with 1/4" diameter star tip. Fill bag
with whipped topping. Divide fruit evenly among bottom halves of
puffs. Pipe or spoon 2 tablespoons topping over each filled half.
Place tops on puffs and drizzle 1/2 teaspoon chocolate syrup over
Each serving provides: 1 FA, 1/2 P, 1/2 B, 1/2 FR, 25 C. Per
serving: 178 cal, 5 g pro, 9 g fat, 20 g car,
129 mg sod, 106 mg chol.
Source: "Weight Watchers" magazine, April 1992.
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Some lower carbohydrate diet pointers:
* Understand the food labels
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