Vanilla Cream
Recipe from EatingWell

This versatile creamy topping blends the nutritional virtues and creamy texture of drained nonfat yogurt with the luxury of a little whipped cream. Use it in place of full-fat whipped cream or dessert topping. If you like, you can make variations by using different flavors of yogurt or even whisking in a bit of cocoa powder.



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Ingredients
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    1   cup 
    low-fat or nonfat vanilla yogurt
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    1/4  cup 
    whipping cream
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    2 1/2  teaspoons 
    confectioners' sugar, (optional)

Directions
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Line a sieve or colander with cheesecloth and set over a bowl, leaving at least 1/2-inch clearance from the bottom. (Alternatively, use a coffee filter lined with filter paper.) Spoon in yogurt, cover and let drain in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Discard whey.
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Whip cream in a small bowl until soft peaks form. Add sugar, if using, and continue whipping until firm peaks form. Fold in the drained yogurt.
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MAKE AHEAD TIP: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 24, Fat, total (g) 1, chol. (mg) 5, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 2, pro. (g) 1, sodium (mg) 11, Potassium (mg) 37, Fat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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