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Luscious Cocoa Creme

Luscious Cocoa Creme

Luscious Cocoa Creme


Makes 4 servings


1 envelope unflavored gelatin
1/4 cup cold water
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 cup fat-free (skim) milk
1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cup light whipped topping
Fresh strawberries and additional whipped topping (optional)


  1. Sprinkle gelatin over water in small bowl; let stand 2 minutes to soften.
  2. Combine sugar, cocoa and cinnamon in small saucepan; stir in milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is very hot. Add gelatin mixture, stirring until gelatin is completely dissolved; pour mixture into medium bowl. Refrigerate until mixture is slightly cold. Do not allow to gel.
  3. Blend ricotta cheese and vanilla in blender or food processor until smooth; stir into whipped topping. Gradually fold into chocolate mixture; immediately pour into 2-cup mold. Cover; refrigerate until firm, about 2 to 3 hours. Unmold onto serving plate. Serve with strawberries and additional whipped topping, if desired.


Four individual dessert dishes can be used in place of 2-cup mold, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of total recipe
Fiber <1 g
Carbohydrate 36 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Saturated Fat 2 g
Total Fat 4 g
Calories from Fat 16 %
Calories 198
Protein 6 g
Sodium 84 mg

Dietary Exchange

Fat 1/2
Starch 2-1/2

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