Monday, June 28, 2010
Desserts under 300 Calories from Buddy the Cake Boss
Creamy Baked Maple Custard
This smooth, silken custard contains fewer than 200 calories per serving by using fat-free milk instead of whole. Maple syrup adds natural sweetness. The following recipe makes three servings.
Divide four teaspoons of natural maple syrup between three custard cups. In a medium bowl, gently combine:
* One egg
* One egg white
* 1 cup of fat-free milk
* 2 tablespoons of sugar
* 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla
Divide the mixture among the three cups.
Place the cups into a baking pan with low sides, and add one inch of boiling water to that pan. Bake the whole thing for 35 to 40 minutes at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) -- it's done when a knife inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool cups on a wire rack. Serve warm or let cool completely, then chill in the fridge.
For added flavor without many added calories, try topping the custards with a dried or baked apple slice. It's a perfect autumn treat.
Found recipe from The Cake Boss
Banana Ice Cream
Nobody will ever guess that this rich and creamy banana ice cream contains only one ingredient. No dairy, no added sugar, no artificial sweeteners. All you need are bananas, a freezer and a blender. A medium-sized banana contains only about 110 calories, so you can use more than one and still come in under 300 calories. As an added bonus, bananas provide you with vitamins and fiber.
Peel your ripe bananas and freeze until you're ready to use them. Then, simply throw the solid bananas into a blender or food processor. The bananas will turn into a creamy frozen dessert with the consistency of soft-serve ice cream. If you prefer more traditional "hard" ice cream, simply put the blended banana mixture into the freezer for a few hours. You'll be able to use your ice cream scoop for serving.
If you want to boost the flavor a little bit, try adding some honey or even a very small amount of peanut butter. Just keep your calorie count in mind when adding ingredients.