Some dessert recipes

Welcome to Street Prophets Thursday Coffee Hour, an open thread cleverly located at the intersection of religion and politics. I thought today I would share with you some pudding and similar dishes for dessert.

Ambrosia

Serving: 8

Quantity Measure Ingredient — Method of preparation

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1 cup miniature marshmallows

8 ounces tangerines – sliced ​​and drained

8 ounces pineapple chunks in water – drained

1 cup maraschino cherries – halved and drained

½ cup coconut flakes

½ cup low-fat vanilla yogurt

Mix all the ingredients together and let cool for at least an hour to blend the flavors.

Per serving: 102 calories; 2g fat (15.1% calories from fat); 1g protein; 21g carbohydrates; 1g dietary fibre; 1mg of cholesterol; 39mg sodium. Exchanges: ½ Fruit; ½ fat; 1 Other carbohydrates.

Orange chocolate mousse

Serving: 6

Quantity Measure Ingredient — Method of preparation

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3 ounces of semi-sweet chocolate

2 ounces unsweetened chocolate

3 tablespoons orange liqueur

1 teaspoon orange zest

3 whole eggs – separated

⅛ teaspoon cream of tartar

3 tablespoons granulated sugar

1 cup light whipped cream

Melt the chocolates in a bain-marie over hot but not boiling water over medium-high heat.

Stir the orange liqueur and orange zest into the chocolate.

Remove the chocolate from the heat and let cool to room temperature.

Beat egg whites in large bowl with cream of tartar until soft peaks form.

Gradually add granulated sugar to egg whites and beat until stiff and glossy.

Beat the egg yolks in a small bowl until thick and pale.

Add the egg yolks to the cooled chocolate mixture.

Fold the egg whites into the chocolate mixture.

Beat whipping cream until stiff, reserving ¼ cup for topping.

Fold the rest of the whipped cream into the chocolate mixture.

Pour the mousse into individual cups and refrigerate until firm, about 1½ to 2 hours.

Serve the chocolate mousse with the reserved whipped cream.

Remarks: You can use orange juice instead of orange liqueur.

Per serving: 264 calories; 18g fat (60.7% calories from fat); 5g protein; 21g carbohydrates; 1g dietary fibre; 128mg of cholesterol; 45mg sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); ½ Lean Meat; 0 Fruit; 3½ Fat; 1 Other carbohydrates.

Apple Brown Betty

Serving: 6

Quantity Measure Ingredient — Method of preparation

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4 ounces of bread

5 whole apples

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

⅓ cup dark brown sugar – packed

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

4 tablespoons unsalted butter – melted

Heat the oven to 375°F.

Cut the crusts off the bread and process the bread in a food processor until coarse crumbs form.

Spread the breadcrumbs on a baking sheet and toast for about 15 minutes.

Let the breadcrumbs cool completely.

Dice the apples and put them in a large bowl.

Mix lemon juice, brown sugar, pure vanilla extract, cinnamon and nutmeg together and add to apples, mixing until well blended.

Mix the butter with the breadcrumbs.

Stir half the breadcrumbs into the apple mixture.

Spread apple mixture in 2-quart baking dish.

Sprinkle the remaining breadcrumbs on top of the apples.

Cover the dish and bake for 40 minutes.

Uncover the dish and bake for an additional 15 minutes or until the top is golden brown.

Remarks: Use good white bread.

Use Granny Smith or Golden Delicious apples.

Per serving: 237 calories; 9g fat (32.2% calories from fat); 2g protein; 40g carbohydrates; 4g dietary fibre; 21mg of cholesterol; 108mg sodium. Exchanges: ½ Grain (Starch); 1 fruit; 1½ Fat; 1 Other carbohydrates.

Cream puffs

Serving: 24

(Note: Ambrosia would be good in these.)

Quantity Measure Ingredient — Method of preparation

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1 cup of water

¼ tsp salt

1 teaspoon granulated sugar

½ cup unsalted butter

1 cup all-purpose flour

4 large eggs

vegetable oil spray

Heat the oven to 400°F.

Lightly spray a cookie sheet with the vegetable oil spray.

In a 3-quart saucepan over medium-high heat, bring the water, salt, granulated sugar and butter to a boil.

Add the flour to the boiling water and stir until it forms a ball and leaves the side of the pan.

Add the eggs all at once to the batter and stir until smooth and well blended.

Remove the dough from the heat.

Using a small ¼ cup measure, place the dough on a baking sheet about 3 inches apart.

Bake the cabbage for 30 minutes.

Cut a notch in the middle of the puffs and let cool on a wire rack.

Per serving: 66 calories; 5g fat (64.5% calories from fat); 2g protein; 4g of carbohydrates; traces of dietary fibre; 46mg of cholesterol; 35mg sodium. Exchanges: ½ Grain (Starch); 0 lean meat; 1 grease; 0 Other carbohydrates.

baked apples

Serving: 6

Quantity Measure Ingredient — Method of preparation

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6 large Granny Smith apples

¼ cup dark brown sugar – packed

¼ cup walnuts – finely diced

¼ cup golden seedless raisins

¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg

⅛ teaspoon ground cloves

½ cup apple juice

3 tbsp unsalted butter – cut into 6 pieces

½ cup maple syrup

Heat the oven to 350°F.

Core the apples to hollow out the middle but don’t go all the way to the bottom of the apple.

Combine brown sugar, walnuts, raisins, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and apple juice in a small bowl.

Divide the raisin mixture between the apples.

Place the apples in a baking dish that will hold them upright.

Place a knob of butter on each apple.

Pour the maple syrup over the apples.

Bake the apples for 50 minutes.

Per serving: 276 calories; 9g fat (27.8% calories from fat); 2g protein; 50g carbohydrates; 3g dietary fibre; 16mg of cholesterol; 11mg sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 lean meat; 1½ fruit; 1½ Fat; 2 other carbohydrates.

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