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Lemon Chiffon Dessert Recipe

Lemon Chiffon Dessert Recipe

"This light fluffy treat was a hit when I shared it at a club meeting I hosted," notes Darlene Inman of Waynoka, Oklahoma. "My diabetic sister-in-law gave me the recipe."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 1-1/4 cups cold water, divided
  • 1-1/3 cups nonfat dry milk powder
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons Crystal Light lemonade drink mix
  • 3 to 4 drops yellow food coloring, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup 1% cottage cheese
  • 1 cup reduced-fat whipped topping
  • 1 tablespoon graham cracker crumbs

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over 1/2 cup cold water; let stand for 1 minute. Cook and stir over low heat until gelatin is completely dissolved; set aside.
  • 2. In a bowl, combine the milk, drink mix, food coloring if desired, and salt; beat on high speed until blended. Place the cottage cheese and remaining water in a blender or food processor; cover and process until smooth. Add milk mixture and gelatin; cover and process until thickened.
  • 3. Spoon into six 6-oz. custard cups. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Spread with whipped topping; sprinkle with cracker crumbs. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 81 calories, 2 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 202 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 7 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.