Tiramisu (reduced fat)

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
⅔ cup Sifted powdered sugar
1 pack (8-oz) reduced-fat cream cheese
1½ cup Frozen reduced-calorie whipped topping; thawed and divided
½ cup Sugar
¼ cup Water
3 Egg whites
½ cup Hot water
1 tablespoon Sugar
1 tablespoon Instant espresso coffee granules
2 tablespoons Kahlua or other coffee-flavored liqueur
20 Ladyfingers
½ teaspoon Unsweetened cocoa

Date: Fri, 15 Mar 1996 21:59:37 EST From: YQYM81A@... (MS KIMBERLY J MENDOZA) Recipe By: Cooking Light, March 1995, page 103 Combine powdered sugar and cream cheese in a bowl, and beat at high speed of a mixer until well-blended. Gently fold 1 cup whipped topping into the cheese mixture.

Combine ½ cup sugar and next 2 ingredients in the top of a double boiler; place over simmering water. Beat at high speed of a mixer until stiff peaks form. Gently stir one-fourth of egg white mixture into cheese mixture.

Gently fold in remaining egg white mixture; set aside.

Combine hot water and next 3 ingredients; stir well. Split the ladyfingers in half lengthwise. Arrange 20 ladyfinger halves, cut sides up, in the bottom of an 8-inch square baking dish. Drizzle half of the espresso mixture over ladyfinger halves. Spread half of cheese mixture over ladyfinger halves; repeat procedure with the remaining ladyfinger halves, espresso mixture, and cheese mixture. Spread remaining ½ cup whipped topping evenly over cheese mixture; sprinkle with cocoa.

Place one toothpick in each corner and in center of Tiramisu to prevent plastic wrap from sticking to whipped topping; cover with plastic wrap.

Chill 2 hours. Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 [4 x 2-inch] piece).

NOTES : Try freezing Tiramisu for two hours before serving so it will cut cleanly.

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