Contributed by: NAPSA
Cappuccino Mousse: Not Just For Restaurants Anymore
(NAPSA) - If you're like most people, you savor the smooth, creamy texture of a delicious mousse. For many, though, mousse is saved for a special treat when dining out at restaurants.
Fortunately, now you can bring the delicious taste of mousse home with a quick and simple recipe. This Cappuccino Mousse recipe is a modern twist on a classic dessert and is ready in 25 minutes. No longer arduous or time-consuming to prepare, it's a terrific treat for drop-over guests or afternoon pick-me ups, while giving the appearance of a "restaurant" style dessert.
The smooth texture of this Cappuccino Mousse should impress even the toughest critics and most accomplished chefs, not to mention your friends and family. It uses Knox(r) Gelatine, which has only 25 calories and zero grams of carbohydrates per serving, combined with vanilla lowfat yogurt, coffee, whipped topping and sugar to create a fluffy, delightful mousse. Your guests may love the taste and you may love how easy it is to prepare at home.
- 1 envelope Knox(r) Unflavored Gelatine
- 1/2 cup double-strength brewed coffee, cooled
- 1 container (8 oz.) vanilla lowfat yogurt
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 1/4 cups thawed whipped topping, divided
Sprinkle gelatine over coffee in saucepan; let stand 1 minute. Cook on low heat 2 minutes or until gelatine is completely dissolved, stirring constantly.
Place yogurt and sugar in blender container; cover. Blend on high speed until well blended. Add gelatine mixture; cover. Blend well. Transfer to medium bowl.
Add 1 cup of the whipped topping; stir with wire whisk until well blended. Spoon into 5 individual dessert dishes. Refrigerate at least 15 minutes before serving. Top evenly with remaining 1/4 cup whipped topping just before serving.
Special Extra: Garnish each dessert with a cinnamon stick just before serving.
Healthy Living: Trim 2.5 grams of fat per serving by preparing with Cool Whip Free Whipped Topping.
Prep Time: 10 min. - Total Time: 25 min.
Serving Size: Makes 5 Servings
Nutritional Information: Per Serving (using regular Cool Whip): 140 calories, 4g total fat, 4g saturated fat, less than 5mg cholesterol, 35mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate, 0g dietary fiber, 20g sugars, 3g protein, 0%DV vitamin A, 0%DV vitamin C, 8%DV calcium, 0%DV iron.