Whole-wheat flour and fat-free milk lighten up this fruit dessert recipe.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
9
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • For biscuit topping, in a medium bowl stir together all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, 2 tablespoons of the granulated sugar, the baking powder, orange peel, and 1/2 teaspoon of the cinnamon. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.

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  • For filling, in a medium saucepan stir together the cold water, cornstarch, the remaining 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon; add frozen cherries. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Stir in apple slices; heat through. Reduce heat; keep filling hot.

  • In a small bowl stir together egg substitute and milk. Add to biscuit topping mixture, stirring just until moistened. Transfer hot filling to a 2-quart square baking dish. Immediately spoon topping into 9 small mounds on filling. Bake in a 400 degrees F oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center of a biscuit comes out clean. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

164 calories; protein 3.1g 6% DV; carbohydrates 30.1g 10% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 2.9g 11% DV; sugars 15.4g; fat 4.2g 7% DV; saturated fat 2.5g 13% DV; cholesterol 10.4mg 4% DV; vitamin a iu 895.7IU 18% DV; vitamin c 7.7mg 13% DV; folate 35.6mcg 9% DV; calcium 45.3mg 5% DV; iron 1mg 6% DV; magnesium 15.6mg 6% DV; potassium 191.4mg 5% DV; sodium 86.5mg 4% DV.