STRAWBERRY TIRAMISU

Number of servings:  6

POINTS per serving: 4

 

 

INGREDIENTS

½ cup part-skim ricotta cheese

 

3 tbsp nonfat cream cheese

 

2 tbsp confectioners’ sugar

 

½ tsp grated orange zest

 

¾ cup thawed frozen light nondairy whipped topping

 

2 pints strawberries, hulled and sliced (reserve 6 whole berries for garnish)

 

3 tbsp granulated sugar

 

2 tbsp orange flavored liqueur

 

2 tbsp orange juice

 

3 oz. package ladyfingers, separated

 

PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS

In a food processor, puree ricotta, cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar and orange zest.  Transfer to a medium bowl and fold in whipped topping.

 

In same food processor (no need to clean), puree 1 cup of sliced strawberries, the granulated sugar, liqueur and orange juice.

 

Spoon 1 tablespoon of the strawberry puree into each of six wine glasses.  Top each with two ladyfinger halves.  Spoon another tablespoon of puree over ladyfingers.  Top with half the sliced strawberries then half the cheese mixture.  Top with remaining ladyfingers.  Spoon on remaining puree, berries and cheese mixture.

 

Cover each glass with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.  Garnish each with a whole strawberry.