4 eggs, separated
2 tbsp (30 mL) water
3/4 cup (175 mL) SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
8 oz (227 g) dark chocolate, chopped
1 quart (1 litre) reduced fat whipped cream
1 cup (250 mL) strawberries
1 sprig of mint
PLACE the egg yolks and water in a mixing bowl over a pot of water or use a double boiler on medium-low heat for about 3 minutes – continually whisk. Be careful not to scramble the eggs. Add 4 tablespoons SPLENDA® Granulated and whisk until pale yellow and fluffy. Remove from heat and set aside.
PLACE the chocolate in a separate double boiler on low heat until the chocolate is melted
MIX the egg whites in a mixing bowl at high speed until fluffy. Set aside.
BLEND the reduced fat whipped cream and the remaining 4 tablespoons of SPLENDA® Granulated in a mixing bowl.
FOLD all ingredients until well incorporated.
REFRIGERATE before serving.
PLACE the strawberries in the bottom of the martini glass, cover with mousse, and place a strawberry on top with a mint leaf for garnish. Serve immediately.
* Refrigeration: 20-30 min.
Serving Size: 1/6 recipe
Calories from Fat: 260
Total Fat: 29 g
Saturated Fat: 19 g
Cholesterol: 140 mg
Sodium: 55 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 27 g
Dietary Fiber: 7 g
Sugars: 7 g
Protein: 9 g
Exchanges Per Serving: 2 starch, 5 fat
This recipe, when compared to a traditional recipe, has a 19% reduction in calories, a 45% reduction in carbohydrates and a 78% reduction in sugars!