Banana & Toffee Crumble Mousse

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This was a recipe from Slimming World which I have modified a little. I suggest using stevia as the sweetener as it is a natural, healthier alternative to aspartame. Also, Waitrose make a low-fat toffee yogurt which does not contain aspartame. This health…ier dessert tastes luxurious without the calories.

STEVIA is a natural, healthier alternative to the artificial sweetener aspartame. It is grown for the sweetness of its leaves and is a genus of the sunflower family, which has no known unhealthy side effects. Whereas, aspartame is linked to anxiety, insomnia and mood swings.

QUARK is officially a cheese, thanks to its soft dairy nature. It looks a little bit like yogurt and can be swapped into all sorts of recipes to cut back on fat or calories. It is also thicker than normal yogurt, giving the dish a fuller texture.

Serves 4
2 tsp stevia sweetener * 2 egg whites * 3 x 150g toffee yogurt (Waitrose deliciously silky toffee low fat yogurt) * 255g (9oz) quark, * 1 tsp vanilla essence * 2 bananas, sliced * 4 tbsp fat-free natural fromage frais * 4 gingernut biscuits, crushed * rind of 1 orange, cut into slivers

Put the stevia sweetener and the egg whites into a large bowl and whisk until light and fluffy. In another bowl mix together the toffee yogurt, quark and vanilla essence until completely mixed. Very gently, fold the egg whites into the toffee yogurt mix. Divide the banana between 4 dessert glasses. Spoon the toffee yogurt mix on top and chill for 3 hours.

Spoon the fromage frais onto the mousses, sprinkle over the biscuits and some slivers of orange strips. Serve.

N.B. Pregnant women, the elderly and babies should not eat raw eggs.

Banana & Toffee Crumble Mousse

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