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Breezy Lemon-Berry Dessert

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. + chilling

Makes

12 servings

I love the combination of berries and lemon, and wanted to come up with a light, refreshing and tasty dessert that used them both. —Anna Ginsberg, Austin, Texas.
Breezy Lemon-Berry Dessert Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1 package (3 ounces) ladyfingers, split
  • 1-1/2 cups fat-free milk
  • 1/2 cup refrigerated French vanilla nondairy creamer
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant lemon pudding mix
  • 1 carton (12 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 3 cups mixed fresh berries
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand for 1 minute. Cook over low heat, stirring until gelatin is completely dissolved. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  2. Cut ladyfingers in half widthwise; arrange cut side down around the sides of an ungreased 9-in. springform pan. Place remaining ladyfingers in the bottom of the pan (bottom will not be completely covered).
  3. In a large bowl, whisk the milk, creamer and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set. Stir in gelatin mixture. Fold in 3 cups whipped topping.
  4. Spread 2 cups of filling evenly into prepared pan; top with mixed berries. Spread with remaining filling (filling will be higher than ladyfinger border). Cover and refrigerate for 5 hours or until set. Garnish with remaining whipped topping and the strawberries.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 183 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 129mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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