ENLIGHTENED CHOCOLATE PUDDING
From Diabetic Cooking
cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1-1/2 cups low fat or skim milk
6-8 packets sugar substitute or equivalent of 1/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
1. Combine cocoa powder & cornstarch in medium microwavable bowl or 1-quart glass measure. Gradually whisk in milk until well blended.
2. Microwave on HIGH 2 minutes; stir. Microwave on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) 3 to 4-1/2 minutes or until thickened, stirring every 1-1/2 minutes.
3. Stir in sugar substitute, vanilla & cinnamon, if desired. Let stand at least 5 minutes before serving, stirring occasionally to prevent skin from forming. Serve warm or chilled.
Makes 4 servings, cup each
Nutrition Information per cup serving:
Total Fat (grams) 2
Sodium (milligrams) 56
Carbohydrate (grams) 10
Protein (grams) 5
Dietary fiber (grams) 2
Exchanges: milk + fat
If you use 1/3 cup regular sugar, you can add it before you add the milk & the nutrition information per serving increases to 138 calories & 25 grams carbohydrate or milk + 1 starch + fat