We heard you — loud and clear! Here’s an easy, diabetes-friendly dessert anyone can make and enjoy.
Individual Miniature Cheescakes
Makes 10 Servings
1 cup 5% fat ricotta cheese
1 cup low-fat cottage cheese
⅓ cup granulated sugar
1 medium egg
¼ cup light sour cream
½ tsp cornstarch
⅛ tsp vanilla extract
fruit puree (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Line 10 muffin cups with muffin paper cups.
In a food processor, combine ricotta cheese, cottage cheese and sugar; puree until smooth. Beat in egg.
Blend in sour cream, cornstarch, and vanilla until well mixed.
Divide batter among muffin cups.
Set muffin tin in larger pan; pour in enough hot water to come half way up sides. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Remove from water bath; cool on wire rack. Chill.
Serve with fruit puree, if desired.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 Miniature Cheesecake):
Fat: 8 g
Sodium: 268 mg
Diabetic Exchanges: 2/3 Other Carbohydrate, 1 Lean Meat, 1 Fat
Source: The Best Diabetes Cookbook
As always, consult with your doctor before trying this recipe. And bon appetite!