Here's a wonderful, low-fat dessert for any of you who may be "waist" watching. Yield: 24 servings. Each serving contains about 194 calories, 2 mg cholesterol, 6 grams fat, 27 grams carbohydrates, 7 grams protein.
ANGEL FOOD CAKE, 1 pre-baked
COLD ESPRESSO, 1 cup
AMARETTO LIQUEUR, 3/4 cup
NONFAT RICOTTA CHEESE, 1-1/2 cups
MASCARPONE CHEESE, 1 cup
SKIM MILK, 3 tablespoons
POWDERED SUGAR, 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon
BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE, 1 ounce shaved
SLICED ALMONDS, 1-1/2 cups, toasted
Cut angel food cake into 3 equal layers.
In small bowl, combine espresso and 1/2 cup amaretto.
Spoon 1/3 mixture evenly over each layer of cake.
Whisk together 1/4 cup amaretto, 1 cup ricotta, 1/2 cup mascarpone and 1/2 cup powdered sugar in medium bowl.
Place 1 layer of cake on plate and spread 1/2 cup mascarpone mixture on top.
Add second layer and repeat.
Place remaining layer on top.
Whisk together remaining ricotta, mascarpone, amaretto and powdered sugar until well blended.
Cover entire cake with mixture.
Grate chocolate on top of cake.
Refrigerate until ready to serve.