Years later, when I was pregnant, I developed gestational diabetes. I used to make this dessert with sugar free Swiss Miss and lowfat milk. It wasn't quite as rich and creamy, but it was still a very satisfying treat. Thank God for that! Who wants to deal with a dessert-deprived pregnant woman!
1 32 oz container ricotta cheese
Combine all of the ingredients, except the garnishes in the bowl of a food processor. Process a minute or two until the mixture is smooth, like silk.
Serve and enjoy!
Follow original recipe above, adding 2 tablespoons of instant espresso powder to the mixture before processing.
Try chocolate-covered roasted coffee beans as a garnish.
Follow original recipe for Chocolate Silk, adding 1 tablespoon of orange liqueur (Cointreau or Grand Marnier) to the mixture before processing. You could also swirl in a bit of candied ginger chips too.
Try candied orange zest or ginger chips for a garnish.
Garnish with fresh raspberries and chocolate shavings
Follow original recipe for Chocolate Silk, adding 1 tablespoon of hazelnut liqueur (Frangelico) to the mixture before processing.