St. David's HealthCare - March 16, 2016

Layers of cream, lady fingers, and espresso combine to create a delicious family favorite. Even better, this version is only 180 calories a serving!

Healthified Tiramisu Parfaits

  • 4 oz. low fat cream cheese
  • 3/4 cup low fat ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 6 oz. Yoplait Vanilla Yogurt (fat free)
  • 1/3 cup cold espresso or strong coffee (brewed)
  • 2 Tbsp. coffee flavored liqueur
  • 3 oz. package of Lady Fingers, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate (grated) ~ 1/4 cup

In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in ricotta cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla until creamy. Beat in yogurt until well blended. In a small bowl, mix espresso and liqueur.

In 8 small parfait glasses, layer half of the Lady Fingers, half of the espresso mixture and half of the cheese mixture. Sprinkle each with 3/4 tsp. grated chocolate. Repeat Layers.

Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors. Makes 8 servings

180 Calories, 7g fat, 20 mg cholesterol, 24 g carbohydrate, 125 mg sodium