These tasty frozen pudding treats are perfect for a hot summer night.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
40 mins
total:
4 hrs 40 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • For pudding, in a heavy medium saucepan, combine sugar, cocoa powder, cornstarch and espresso powder. Whisk in the water and evaporated milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly; cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Place egg whites in a medium bowl; gradually whisk about 1 cup of the hot mixture into the egg whites. Slowly pour mixture back into hot mixture in saucepan, whisking constantly. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium-low heat about 2 minutes or until slightly thickened; whisk in butter, coffee extract and vanilla. Transfer to a medium bowl. Cover surface with plastic wrap. Chill at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours.

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  • Fold crushed espresso beans into the whipped topping.

  • Using eight 6-ounce clear dessert cups or glasses, spoon 3 tablespoons of the pudding into each cup; spoon 2 tablespoons of the whipped topping mixture over pudding in each cup. Repeat layers. Garnish with mint leaves. If desired, top with whole chocolate-covered espresso beans.

Tips

Tip: If using a sugar substitute, choose from Splenda(R) Sugar Blend or C&H Light(R) Sugar Blend. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1/2 cup sugar. Nutrition per Serving with Substitute: same as below, except 141 calories, 22 g carbohydrates, 13 g total sugar.

Nutrition Facts

160 calories; protein 3.7g 8% DV; carbohydrates 28.5g 9% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 1.3g 5% DV; sugars 20g; fat 4.6g 7% DV; saturated fat 3.4g 17% DV; cholesterol 2.5mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 127.1IU 3% DV; vitamin cmg; folate 0.9mcg; calcium 64.8mg 7% DV; iron 0.4mg 2% DV; magnesium 15.8mg 6% DV; potassium 66.6mg 2% DV; sodium 63.7mg 3% DV.