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Saturday, July 12, 2008

Cool Sugar Free Dessert

Sugar Free Chocolate Silk Mousse

Serves 4

1 4 oz. envelope unflavored gelatin
¼ cup cold water
8 sugar substitutes
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
¾ cup skim milk
½ cup low fat ricotta cheese
2 tablespoons vanilla
2 tablespoons rum extract
½ cup free Cool Whip
Fresh strawberries

In a small bowl, sprinkle gelatin over water; allow to stand 2 minutes to soften
In a medium saucepan, mix cocoa powder and sugar substitutes; stir in milk and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until very hot
Add gelatin mixture, stirring until gelatin is dissolved
Transfer mixture into medium bowl and refrigerate slightly; do not allow to gel
In a food processor or blender, combine ricotta cheese, vanilla and rum extract
blend until smooth
Transfer to small bowl. Add Cool Whip; stir until well combined
Gradually add ricotta mixture into cocoa mixture
Spoon into dessert cups; chill for 4 hours
Add fresh berries; optional

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