This dessert of fresh mixed berries topped with a sweet Marsala-flavored custard and fresh mint is a refreshing treat on a hot summer night.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
2 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • For custard, in a heavy small saucepan combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Gradually stir about half of the hot milk mixture into the beaten egg. Return all of the egg mixture to the saucepan. Cook and stir until nearly bubbly, but do not boil. Immediately pour custard into a bowl; stir in sour cream and Marsala. Cover surface with plastic wrap. Chill the custard for at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours.

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  • To serve, divide the berries and/or figs evenly among four dessert dishes. Spoon custard over top. If desired, garnish with mint leaves. Serve immediately.

Tips

Tis: We do not recommend using a sugar substitute for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

125 calories; protein 4.4g 9% DV; carbohydrates 19.2g 6% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 3.9g 16% DV; sugars 11.8g; fat 2.9g 4% DV; saturated fat 1.2g 6% DV; cholesterol 51.6mg 17% DV; vitamin a iu 287.8IU 6% DV; vitamin c 15.7mg 26% DV; folate 24.9mcg 6% DV; calcium 98.2mg 10% DV; iron 0.7mg 4% DV; magnesium 21.8mg 8% DV; potassium 219.3mg 6% DV; sodium 46.4mg 2% DV.