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A tender biscuit-like topper sets off the ripe, juicy fruit in this low-calorie dessert.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Arrange sliced peaches and cherries in a 10-inch quiche dish. In a small bowl, combine the water and the 4 teaspoons flour; pour over fruit.

  • For cobbler dough, in a medium bowl, combine the 3/4 cup flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, and the baking powder. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture; add egg and milk all at once. Stir just until moistened.

  • Drop dough by spoonfuls into 8 to 10 mounds on top of the fruit. In a small bowl, stir together 1 teaspoon sugar and the cinnamon; sprinkle over the dough.

  • Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the topping comes out clean and fruit mixture is bubbly on edges. Cool slightly on a wire rack. Serve warm. If desired, serve with dessert topping.


Tips: For a sugar substitute, choose from Splenda(R) Granular or Sweet 'N Low(R) bulk or packets. Follow package directions to use product amounts equivalent to 2 tablespoons and 1 teaspoon sugar. Nutrition facts per serving with substitute: 142 cal., 25 carbo. Carb choices: 1.5.

In place of fresh peaches or cherries, you can use a 16-ounce package frozen unsweetened peach slices or a 16-ounce package frozen, dark sweet cherries. If using frozen fruit, thaw it completely but do not drain the fruit before adding to the quiche dish.

Nutrition Facts

142 calories; protein 3.5g; carbohydrates 25.2g; dietary fiber 2.4g; sugars 12.4g; fat 3.9g; saturated fat 2.1g; cholesterol 34.2mg; vitamin a iu 352.1IU; vitamin c 7.7mg; folate 45.8mcg; calcium 39.5mg; iron 1.1mg; magnesium 15.7mg; potassium 265.9mg; sodium 76.9mg.