Even though my Owner will never have Diabetes or any kind of disease, he still tries some sweets that are special for this sort of humans. We, my Owner and me, love the color of this dessert for Diabetics~ The dark red cherries look so lovely and attractive. My Owner likes fruit quite a lot, specially the red ones~
Makes: 8 servings
Serving Size: 1/2cup
Carb Grams Per Serving: 25
- 1/4 cup sugar*
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 12 ounces fresh dark sweet cherries, stemmed, halved, and pitted
- 1/2 cup dry red wine or pomegranate juice
- 1 tablespoon finely shredded orange peel
- 1 8 – ounce container frozen light whipped dessert topping, thawed
- 1 6 – ounce carton plain fat-free or low-fat Greek yogurt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 8 fresh dark sweet cherries with stems (optional)
- In a medium saucepan stir together sugar and cornstarch. Add the halved cherries and the wine, stirring until combined. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 2 minutes more. Transfer cherry mixture to a medium bowl. Stir in orange peel. Cover and chill 2 hours.
- In a large bowl whisk together whipped topping, yogurt, and vanilla. Add 1 1/2 cups of the chilled cherry mixture to the whipped topping mixture and fold gently to marble. Spoon into eight 6-ounce dessert dishes. Spoon the remaining cherry mixture evenly over desserts. Cover and chill up to 4 hours. If desired, top each dessert with a cherry with a stem before serving.
- *SUGAR SUBSTITUTES: Choose from Splenda Granular, Sweet’N Low bulk or packets, or Truvia Spoonable or packets. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1/4 cup sugar.
- PER SERVING WITH SUBSTITUTE: Same as above, except 122 calories, 19 g carbohydrate, 10 g total sugar. Exchanges: 0.5 other carb, Carb Choice: 1.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Servings Per Recipe: 8
PER SERVING: 143 cal., 3 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 10 mg sodium, 25 g carb. (1 g fiber, 15 g sugars), 3 g pro.
Fruit (d.e): 0.5; Other Carb (d.e): 1; Fat (d.e): 0.5; Mark as Free Exchange (d.e): 0