Cheese blintz

Yield: 10 Servings

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Plus
3 tablespoons Flour
¼ \N Sugar equivalent Granulated sugar substitute
2½ teaspoon Baking powder
⅛ teaspoon Salt
3 larges Eggs
½ cup Reduced calorie tub margarine
¼ cup Skim milk
2½ cup Part skim ricotta cheese
8 ounces Reduced calorie cream cheese, softened
2 larges Eggs
¼ cup Granulated sugar
3 tablespoons Fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon Grated lemon peel
1 teaspoon Grated orange peel
1 dash Salt

This is in the Weight Watcher's Favorite Homestyle Recipe book. I've never tried it, but the prologue to this recipe says that the person who submitted it was craving the blintzes of her youth and developed this recipe to replicate the taste while following the weight watchers eating plan.

Each: 280 calories, 14 g. protein, 16 g. fat, 21 g. carbohydrates, 275 mg calcium, 493 mg. Sodium, 137 mg. cholesterol, 0 g. dietary fiber 1. Preheat oven to 300. Spray 13 by 9 inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.

2. To prepare batter, in large bowl using electric mixer on medium, mix flour, sugar substitute, baking powder, salt, eggs, margarine and milk until just blended. (Do not overmix).

3. To prepare filling, in separate large bowl using electric mixer on low speed, mix remaining ingredients until blended.

4. Pour half the batter into prepared pan. Gently pour filling on top, being careful not to mix layers. Pour remaining batter over cheese mixture.

Bake until golden brown and set, 1½ hours. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting, or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve (can be served chilled or at room temperature).

Posted to JEWISH-FOOD digest V96 #095 From: mlefko@... (Marsha Lefko) Date: Thu, 5 Dec 1996 13:31:57 -0600

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