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Lacto: Lowfat Tiramisu Recipe

Recipe Ingredients

1/2 cup sugar
1 cup nonfat cottage cheese
1 cup nonfat sour cream alternative
2 tbsp dark rum
8 oz carton vanilla lowfat yogurt
8 oz package neufchatel cheese
1 1/4 cup hot water *
1 tbsp instant espresso coffee granules
1/2 tsp instant espresso coffee granules
40 ladyfingers
1/2 tsp unsweetened cocoa

Recipe Preparation

I served the low-fat Tiramisu for Easter dinner yesterday. Everyone
seemd to love it. We had all had Tiramisu in restaurants and agreed
that the low-fat version didn't taste as heavy. But I think it's a
good substitute if you need low-fat (which I do). Here it is again -
it's from the October, 1993 issue of _Cooking Light_. NOTE: There
were only 4 of us at dinner, so I made only half the recipe, put it
into a deep covered casserole (about 8x8"), and refrigerated it with
the cover on. It was a lot easier than doing the thing with the

* Instead of the instant espresso, I just made an equivalent amount of
espresso and let it cool some.

Place first 6 ingredients in food processor with knife blade and
process until smooth; set aside.

Combine hot water and espresso granules in a small bowl. Split
ladyfingers in half lengthwise. Quickly dip 20 of the halves, cut
side down, in espresso and place, dipped side down, in the bottom of
a 9-inch square baking dish. Dip 20 more ladyfinger halves, cut side
down, into espresso, and arrange dipped side down, on top of the
first layer. Spread 2 C of the cheese mix- ture evenly over the
ladyfingers. Repeat procedure with remain- ing ladyfinger halves,
espresso, and cheese mixture.

Place toothpicks in each corner and 1 in the center of tiramisu to
prevent plastic wrap from sticking to cheese mixture. Cover with
plastic wrap and refrigerate for 3 to 8 hours. Sprinkle with cocoa
before serving.

This recipe makes 9 servings with 7.5 g fat each. I hate to think
how many grams of fat are in the real stuff!

Julie Dowell

Julie Dowell Programmer/Analyst
University of Iowa



Servings: 1




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