The sweetness in this fruity treat mostly comes from the fruit, making it a healthier, diabetic-friendly option.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
35 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
9
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Ingredients

Filling
Topping

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

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  • To prepare the filling: in a medium saucepan, stir together sugar, cornstarch, ginger, and nutmeg. Stir in the water. Cook and stir until thickened. Gently stir in orange and grapefruit sections.

  • To prepare the topping: in a medium bowl, stir together flour, sugar, the baking powder, ginger, and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl, stir together yogurt, egg, and milk. Add yogurt mixture to flour mixture, stirring just until moistened.

  • Spoon filling into a 2-quart square baking dish. Using two spoons, drop the topping into nine mounds onto hot filling.

  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted into topping comes out clean. Cool slightly. If desired, sprinkle with toasted coconut and/or top with dessert topping. Serve warm.

Tips

Tip: Sugar Substitutes: Choose from Splenda(R) Granular, Sweet'N Low(R) bulk or packets, Truvia(R), or Nevella(R). Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 3 tablespoons and 1 tablespoon sugar. Nutrition Facts Per Serving with Substitute: same as below, except 153 cal., 29 g carb.

To toast coconut, spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice, watching closely to avoid burning.

Nutrition Facts

172 calories; protein 3.9g 8% DV; carbohydrates 34g 11% DV; dietary fiber 3.4g 14% DV; sugars 18.4g; fat 3g 5% DV; saturated fat 1.8g 9% DV; cholesterol 7.4mg 3% DV; vitamin a iu 995.6IU 20% DV; vitamin c 63.6mg 106% DV; folate 75mcg 19% DV; calcium 84.4mg 8% DV; iron 0.9mg 5% DV; magnesium 19.3mg 7% DV; potassium 282.3mg 8% DV; sodium 110.8mg 4% DV.
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