|2||Sweet dessert apples 200 g *|
|1 teaspoon||Powdered gelatin dissolved|
|4 tablespoons||Hot water (for gelatin)|
|⅓ cup||Skim milk cheese or cottage|
2 apples, cored and sliced. Suggested Golden Delicious - stay white when cooked. Cook the apples to a soft pulp in a little water and allow to cool. Place in a blender with the dissolved gelatin, cheese and coloring, and blend to a smooth puree. Leave to set, then spread on the cake and pipe if desired.
This spread, covered, keeps well in the refrigerator and may be deep-frozen.
Suggested uses: Child's birthday cake, slab cake cut in squares and decorated with a blob of icing topped with a piece of fruit, low-calorie spread for plain cookies or scones. 5 cal in 2 tsp.
Total recipe: 160 cal, 25 g (2½ units) carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 13 g protein, 2 g fat.
Source: The Diabetics' Cookbook by Roberta Longstaff published in UK and Canada 1984.
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