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French Vanilla Freeze

No recipe image available.A diabetic-friendly, low-fat and low-sugar vanilla milk frozen confection.

Recipe Ingredients:

10 3/4 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 36 packets Equal® sweetener or 1 1/2 cups Equal® Spoonful™
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 piece vanilla bean (2-inches)
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 cups skim milk
2 tablespoons margarine
1 cup real liquid egg product
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine Equal®, cornstarch, vanilla bean and salt in medium saucepan; stir in milk and margarine. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, whisking constantly. Boil until thickened, whisking constantly, about 1 minute.
  2. Whisk about 1 cup milk mixture into egg product in small bowl; whisk egg mixture back into milk mixture in saucepan. Cook over very low heat, whisking constantly, 30 to 60 seconds. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Let cool; remove vanilla bean. Refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour.
  3. Freeze mixture in ice cream maker according to manufacturer's directions. Pack into freezer container and freeze until firm, 6 hours or overnight. Before serving, let stand at room temperature until slightly softened, about 15 minutes.

Makes 6 (1/2 cup) servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe; 1/2 cup): 134 cal., 8 g pro., 13 g carbo., 2 mg chol., 205 mg sodium.

Food Exchanges: 1 Milk, 1 Fat.

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

Information on the artificial sweetener Aspartame.