Chocolate Coffee Tiramisu Recipe Photo - Diabetic Gourmet Magazine Recipes


  • 1-1/2 cups 5% ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup light cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 strong, prepared coffee
  • 3 tablespoon chocolate or coffee-flavored liqueur
  • 16 lady finger cookies


  1. Spray a 9-inch square baking dish with vegetable spray.
  2. In a food processor, combine ricotta cheese, cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, cocoa, egg yolk and vanilla until smooth; transfer to a bowl.
  3. In bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually add 1/3 cup sugar and continue to beat until stiff peaks form. Gently fold the whites into the ricotta mixture.
  4. Combine coffee and liqueur in a small bowl.
  5. Put half of lady fingers in bottom of dish. Sprinkle with half of coffee-liqueur mixture. Spread half of ricotta mixture on top. Repeat layers. Cover and chill for at least 3 hours, or overnight.

Recipe Yield: Makes: 16 Servings

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 150
Fat: 5 grams
Sodium: 102 milligrams
Cholesterol: 66 milligrams
Protein: 6 grams
Carbohydrates: 21 grams

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Diabetic Exchanges

1/2 Starch, 1 Other Carbohydrate, 1/2 Lean Meat, 1/2 Fat

Book Title: The Best Diabetes Cookbook