Blueberry-Lemon Charlotte with Blueberry Honey Sauce
Contributed by: Chris, WebAdmin. of RecipesNow.com
(NC) The time is ripe for healthful blueberry
treats! - Summer is the time to eat your fill of
blueberries and fortunately, this is one food you can indulge in without guilt. Not only are these
luscious little orbs low in calories, they are also a great source of antioxidants that may help
protect against heart disease and cancer.
Blueberries make light and healthful summer treats when combined with other
lowfat ingredients, for example, this clever four-ingredient dessert that takes only minutes to
- 2 packages (3 ounces each) lemon gelatin
- 2 cups fresh blueberries, divided
- 1-1/2 cups plain lowfat yogurt
- 1 package (14 ounce loaf) fat-free "pound" cake
- Blueberry Honey Sauce (see recipe below)
In a large bowl, combine lemon gelatin with 2 cups boiling water, stirring constantly until
completely dissolved, about 2 minutes. Stir in 1-1/2 cups of the blueberries and the yogurt until
Cut cake in 14 (1/2-inch) slices. Cut each slice into 3 x 1-inch rectangles. Arrange rectangles
upright around edge of an 8-inch springform pan; arrange remaining pieces to cover bottom of
Spoon in blueberry-yogurt filling. Scatter remaining 1/2 cup blueberries over top.
Cover; chill until firm, about 2 hours. Serve with Blueberry Honey Sauce, if desired.
Blueberry Honey Sauce
In a small saucepan,combine 1/2 cup honey and 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger; bring to a
boil.Stir in 1 cup fresh blueberries;return to a boil.Remove from heat;stir in 2 tablespoons lemon
juice.Transfer mixture to a blender container and whirl until smooth.Serve over Blueberry-Lemon
Charlotte or spoon over cut-up fruits.
Serving Size: Yield: 8 portions and 1 cup of sauce
Nutritional Information: Per Portion: 257 calories, 6 g protein, 1 g fat, 55 g carbohydrate
Sauce: Per 1 tablespoon portion: 38 calories, 0 g protein, 0 g fat, 10 g carbohydrate