Coeur à la Crème

Coeur à la Crème

Top velvety individual custards with fresh berries for an attractive, tasty dessert.

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cup water
envelope unflavored gelatin (2 teaspoons)
cups fat-free cottage cheese
oz (half 8-oz package) reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel)
oz (half 8-oz package) fat-free cream cheese
cup sugar
teaspoon vanilla
cups fresh raspberries, blackberries, blueberries or combination
  1. In 1-quart saucepan, place water; sprinkle with gelatin. Let stand 1 minute to soften. Heat over medium heat about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until gelatin is dissolved. Remove from heat; cool slightly.
  2. In food processor, place remaining ingredients except berries. Cover; process 1 to 2 minutes, stopping processor to scrape down sides as needed, until very smooth. Stir in cooled gelatin mixture.
  3. Line 3-cup shallow heart-shaped mold or bowl with cheesecloth, leaving cloth hanging over side of mold. Pour in cheese mixture; fold cloth loosely over top. Refrigerate at least 4 hours until just firm or overnight.
  4. Place serving plate upside down over mold; turn plate and mold over. Remove mold. Garnish with berries.
Makes 8 servings (scant 1/3 cup crème and 1/4 cup berries each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
This classic French dessert will remind you of a very creamy no-bake cheesecake minus the crust. It can be made up to 2 days ahead.
Coeur à la crème molds can be found in gourmet shops. They are heart-shaped with holes in the bottom so liquid can drip off as the mold chills.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 160
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 350mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 17g),
  • Protein 11g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.