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Chocolate Dessert Without the Guilt

To round out my celebration of National Chocolate Day (really, who does make these things up?), I've decided to share with you a great, light chocolate treat. I found this in a book I picked up at a garage sale called 365 Delicious Low-Fat Recipes. Now, I'm usually not one to count my calories (I've decided if it tastes good I'll eat it, now if I could only learn moderation...), but this recipe is so simple and tasty, that you won't even realize it's low-fat. To learn how to make yummy Chocolate Ice,

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Chocolate Ice
From 365 Delicious Low-Fat Recipes

2/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
2 cups water

  • Put 9-inch square metal pan into freezer to chill.
  • In medium saucepan combine sugar, cocoa powder and cinnamon.
  • Gradually add water, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until syrup comes to a boil (about 5 minutes).
  • Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature (about 30 minutes).
  • Remove pan from freezer (it should be chilled by now) and pour mixture into it.
  • Freeze until ice crystals form around edges (about 30 minutes).
  • Stir crystals into center of mixture. Return pan to freezer and stir every 30 minutes until mixture is firm (2-4 hours).
  • Break up chocolate ice with a wooden spoon.
  • Scrape with a fork (if possible) and scoop into chilled parfait glasses or wine goblets. Note: If scraping is not possible, place in food processor and pulse several times until smooth.

Per Serving:
Calories: 95 - Total Fat: Less than 1g - Saturated Fat: 0g

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puddinpie puddinpie 10 years
I made chocolate sorbet today, but it's not the fat free (or low cal kind). 1 cup of cocoa, 2 cups of water, 1 cup of sugar, 2 tbsp hazelnut liqueur, and 8 oz. of chopped bittersweet chocolate (I used a blend of Valrhona and Michel Cluizel.) Bit of salt, cayenne, and cinnamon. Melt and process in your ice-cream maker. It is super rich and so chocolatey...moreso than ice-cream (the milk/cream/egg yolks dull the flavour.)
justjaime27 justjaime27 10 years
Thanks Yumsugar, for all your chocolate posts...being a HUGE chocolate fan myself, lol I really enjoyed today's posts from you! Hey, Happy Chocolate Day, pal! lol
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