Ginger Pumpkin Mousse

Ginger Pumpkin Mousse

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

This light, holiday-spiced dessert is like a crustless pumpkin pie. Gingersnaps top it off.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • ½ cup sugar (see Tips)
  • 1 (.25 ounce) envelope unflavored gelatin
  • ¾ cup fat-free milk
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger or 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ (8 ounce) tub frozen light whipped dessert topping, thawed
  • 3 gingersnaps, halved


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  1. In a medium saucepan, stir together sugar and gelatin. Stir in milk and egg yolks. Cook and stir over medium heat until gelatin is dissolved and mixture just begins to bubble. Remove from heat. Stir in pumpkin, ginger, and vanilla. Transfer mixture to a large bowl. Cool about 20 minutes.
  2. Fold dessert topping into pumpkin mixture. Spoon into six 6-ounce tall glasses or serving dishes. Cover and chill about 5 hours or until firm. To serve, top each serving with a gingersnap half.
  • Tips: If using a sugar substitute, we recommend Splenda® Granular, Equal® Spoonful or packets, or Sweet 'N Low bulk or packets. Be sure to use package directions to determine product amount equivalent to ½ cup sugar. Nutrition Facts per serving with sugar substitute: 134 cal., 5 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 103 mg chol., 47 mg sodium, 19 g carbo., 2 g fiber, 4 g pro. Exchanges: 1 other carbo., 0.5 medium-fat meat, 0.5 fat
  • To make ahead: Prepare as directed. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ½ cup
  • Per serving: 195 calories; 5 g fat(3 g sat); 2 g fiber; 33 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 26 mcg folate; 106 mg cholesterol; 26 g sugars; 11,215 IU vitamin A; 3 mg vitamin C; 70 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 39 mg sodium; 213 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (224% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2
  • Exchanges: 2 other carb, ½ medium-fat meat, ½ fat

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