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Light Tiramisu Recipe

Light Tiramisu Recipe

"I call this my 'skinny' dessert," Jackie Newell says with a smile. "It tastes just like the traditional Italian dessert, but uses low-fat and sugar-free ingredients," explains the Roanoke, Virginia cook.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 prepared angel food cake (8 to 10 ounces), cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup instant sugar-free cappuccino mix, divided
  • 2 cups cold fat-free milk, divided
  • 1 package (8 ounces) fat-free cream cheese, softened
  • 1 package (1 ounce) sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 cups reduced-fat whipped topping
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking cocoa


  • 1. Place cake cubes in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. dish. In a small bowl, combine 1/4 cup cappuccino mix and 1/2 cup milk until dissolved. Pour over cake.
  • 2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. In a large bowl, combine the pudding mix, remaining cappuccino mix and milk; whisk until smooth and thickened.
  • 3. Beat into cream cheese and mix well. Fold in whipped topping; spoon over cake mixture. Refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight. Sprinkle with cocoa just before serving. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 351 calories, 6 g fat (0 saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 797 mg sodium, 62 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 11 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 starch, 1 fat.