Posts tagged with: Baking and Confections

Crustless Lowfat Pumpkin Pie

Appetizer - Pao de Queijo ...
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Ingredients:
* 2 eggs
* 12 ounce can skim evaporated milk
* 15 ounce can pumpkin
* 1/3 cup white sugar
* 1/3 cup brown sugar
* 1/2 tsp ginger
* 1/4 tsp nutmeg
* 1 tsp cinnamon
* 1/4 cup flour

Directions:
Mix all ingredients together.
Pour into 9″ pie pan coated with vegetable spray.
Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes, or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
Refrigerate overnight to chill.

Recipe courtesy of Best Recipes

Notes: Top with whipped light cream

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Easy dessert ideas

Strawberry Ice Cream with Strawberries
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Even on the days when you don’t plan to make or bake dessert, there are lots of light, fruity and tasty treats to enjoy out there. Here are ten easy dessert ideas!

  1. sliced strawberries topped with a mixture of whipped topping and finely chopped fresh mint leaves
  2. sliced peaces topped with raspberry yogurt and crunchy granola (also great for breakfast)
  3. seedless green grapes topped with vanilla yogurt and sprinkled with a little brown sugar
  4. fresh pineapple slices drizzled with rum or apple juice and sprinkled with finely chopped crystallized ginger and toasted shredded coconut
  5. Angel food cake topped with lemon yogurt and fresh raspberries
  6. Gingersnaps or graham crackers spread with plain or whipped cream cheese and topped with sliced pears or apples
  7. Vanilla frozen yogurt topped with maple-flavored syrup and crunchy granola
  8. Orange frozen yogurt topped with crumbled gingersnaps
  9. Tart apple thinly sliced and with vanilla frozen yogurt, caramel ice cream topping and chopped toasted nuts
  10. Pound cake topped with chocolate chips and miniature marshmallows, broiled about five inches from heat about 1 minute or until marshmallows are golden

Now I’m hungry for sweets!

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Fruit Cobblers

Custard in a glass bowl.
Image via Wikipedia

Ingredients:
1 cup pie filling (apple, peach, cherry or blueberry)
1/2 cup Original Bisquick
2 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon butter or margerine, softened

Directions:
1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Divide pie filling between 2 ungreased 10-ounce custard cups.
2. Stir remaining ingredients until soft dough forms. Spoon half of dough onto pie filling in each custard cup. Sprinkle with additional sugar if desired.
3. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until topping is light brown.

1 Serving: Calories 300 (Calories from Fat 55); Fat 6g (Saturated 2g); Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 450mg; Carbohydrate 60g (Dietary fiber 2g); Protein 3g

Recipe courtesy of Betty Crocker

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