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Tiny Tim Trifle

 Tiny Tim Trifle
After receiving a trifle dish for Mother's Day, Julie Williquette of Hartselle, Alabama created this pretty dessert. "Made with sugar-free instant chocolate pudding and fat-free frozen whipped topping, it's easier on the waistline," Julie notes. "My chocoholic husband loves it so much that I usually serve it on Father's Day, too."
16 ServingsPrep: 35 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1-1/3 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/3 cup fat-free evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract, optional
  • 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • PUDDING:
  • 3-1/2 cups cold fat-free milk
  • 2 packages (1.4 ounces each) sugar-free instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 candy cane, crushed

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat butter. Gradually add sugar; beat for 2
  • minutes. Add the eggs, egg whites, sour cream, milk, vanilla and
  • peppermint extract if desired. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking
  • powder and salt; add to butter mixture just until blended.
  • Pour into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake

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Directions (continued)

  • at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the
  • center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  • For pudding, in a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mixes for 2
  • minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set. Crumble the
  • brownies; place half of the crumbs in a 3-qt. bowl or trifle dish.
  • Top with half of the pudding and whipped topping. Repeat layers.
  • Sprinkle with crushed candy cane. Cover and refrigerate for at least
  • 1 hour before serving.
  • Yield: 16 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 267 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 352 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.