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Guilt-Free Berry Trifle

 Guilt-Free Berry Trifle
“I am always cutting fat from recipes,” says Elaine Alever of Saginaw, Michigan. “But when I was invited to a party where the hostess was diabetic, I wanted to take this trifle, a dessert she could enjoy.”
16 ServingsPrep: 40 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 9 teaspoons cornstarch, divided
  • 3/4 cup cold water, divided
  • 1 quart fresh strawberries, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice, divided
  • 3 cups fresh blueberries
  • 2 cups cold fat-free milk
  • 1 package (1 ounce) sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 loaf-shaped angel food cakes (10-1/2 ounces each), cubed
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed

Directions

  • In a small heavy saucepan, combine 1/4 cup sugar substitute, 4-1/2
  • teaspoons cornstarch and 1/4 cup water until smooth. Bring to a boil
  • over medium heat, stirring constantly. Add strawberries; cook and
  • stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Remove from the
  • heat; stir in 2 tablespoons lemon juice. Cool to room temperature
  • without stirring.
  • In another heavy saucepan, combine the remaining sugar substitute,
  • cornstarch and water until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat,
  • stirring constantly. Add blueberries; cook and stir for 2 minutes or
  • until thickened and bubbly. Remove from the heat; stir in remaining
  • lemon juice. Cool to room temperature without stirring.

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Guilt-Free Berry Trifle (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • In a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding for 2 minutes. Let stand for
  • 2 minutes or until soft-set.
  • Place half of the cake cubes in a 4-qt. trifle bowl. Layer with
  • strawberry mixture, half of the pudding, remaining cake cubes,
  • blueberry mixture and remaining pudding. Top with whipped topping.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Yield: 16 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 180 calories, 2 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 369 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fruit.