Apple Cheese Icing Recipe
2 sweet dessert apples 200 g *
1 tsp powdered gelatin dissolved
4 tbsp hot water (for gelatin)
1/3 cup skim milk cheese or cottage
1 coloring (optional)
2 apples, cored and sliced. Suggested Golden Delicious - stay white
when cooked. Cook the apples to a soft pulp in a little water and
allow to cool. Place in a blender with the dissolved gelatin, cheese
and coloring, and blend to a smooth puree. Leave to set, then spread
on the cake and pipe if desired.
This spread, covered, keeps well in the refrigerator and may be
Suggested uses: Child's birthday cake, slab cake cut in squares and
decorated with a blob of icing topped with a piece of fruit,
low-calorie spread for plain cookies or scones. 5 cal in 2 tsp.
Total recipe: 160 cal, 25 g (2 1/2 units) carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 13
g protein, 2 g fat.
Source: The Diabetics' Cookbook by Roberta Longstaff published in UK
and Canada 1984.
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