Fruit Parfaits


Classifications: Desserts

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 15oz can fruit cocktail

1 3 oz. pkg. lemon gelatin

8 ice cubes(1-1/2 cups crushed ice)

Instructions: Drain fruit cocktail, reserving the syrup. Divide fruit among four parfait glasses and set aside. Add water to the syrup to measure 3/4 cup; pour into a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Place gelatin in a blender; carefully add syrup. Cover and blend on low until gelatin is dissolved, about 30 seconds. Add ice; cover and blend until dissolved, about 1 minute. Pour over the fruit. Cover and refrigerate until set, about 15 minutes.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving (prepared with fruit cocktail in light syrup and sugar-free gelatin) equals 1 fruit; also, 69 calories, 53 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 16 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm protein, trace fat.

Serves: 4

Food Exchanges: