Shavuot, the holiday that celebrates the giving of the Torah to the Jewish people on Mt.Sinai, begins tonight. It is customary to eat dairy foods. Here is a simple, delicious and calorie-friendly dessert that you can make in a flash. Enjoy and Chag Sameach!!
¼ cup seedless raspberry fruit spread
½ cup fresh raspberries
¼ cup water
1-2 squeezes fresh lemon juice (to taste)
- Place all ingredients in a medium saucepan; cook for 5-7 minutes on medium flame.
- Strain sauce and chill.
Lemon Cloud Mixture
1 8 oz. package Neufchatel cheese (low-fat cream cheese)
1 6 oz. container lemon yogurt
1 cup low-fat whipped topping ( I use So Delicious Light CocoWhip! Coconut Whipped Topping)
3 Tbls. evaporated milk
½ tsp. lemon zest
Juice of 1 lemon
- In food processor combine cheese, yogurt, evaporated milk, zest and lemon juice until smooth; Pour into large mixing bowl and fold in whipped topping, mixing well.
- Place mixture in zipper bag, snipping off one corner; place a spoonful of raspberry sauce in mini glass, place a layer of lemon-cheese filling and continuing alternating layers of raspberry sauce and lemon-cheese filing to top of glass.
- Top with fresh raspberry. Chill until ready to serve. Makes 4 mini servings. Recipe can be doubled or tripled.