A fool is a traditional British dessert of stewed fruit swirled with whipped cream. Here, low-fat yogurt replaces some of the whipped cream. Since plums vary considerably in sweetness, start with the lower amount of sugar or sweetener and add more after tasting, if desired.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Set aside a few plum slices for garnish. Combine the remaining plum slices, 1/4 cup sugar (or Splenda), ginger and cinnamon in a small heavy saucepan. Bring to a simmer, stirring, over medium heat. Cook until the mixture has softened into a chunky puree, 15 to 20 minutes. Taste and add more sugar (or Splenda), if desired. Transfer to a bowl and chill until cool, about 1 hour.

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  • Meanwhile, set a fine-mesh stainless-steel sieve over a bowl. Spoon in yogurt and let drain in the refrigerator until reduced to 1 cup, about 1 hour.

  • Whip cream to soft peaks in a chilled bowl. Gently fold in the drained yogurt with a rubber spatula. Fold this mixture into the fruit puree, leaving distinct swirls. Spoon into 6 dessert dishes and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 2 days. Garnish with the reserved plum slices before serving.

Nutrition Facts

156.8 calories; protein 3.8g 8% DV; carbohydrates 25.5g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 1.1g 4% DV; sugars 24.3g; fat 5.1g 8% DV; saturated fat 3.1g 15% DV; cholesterol 17.9mg 6% DV; vitamin a iu 407.1IU 8% DV; vitamin c 7.3mg 12% DV; folate 10.8mcg 3% DV; calcium 119.8mg 12% DV; iron 0.2mg 1% DV; magnesium 15.8mg 6% DV; potassium 259.5mg 7% DV; sodium 45.1mg 2% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 5% DV.