Diabetic Diet Recipes - Cherry Pie
Diabetic Recipe - Cherry Pie (8 servings)
2 16-ounce cans red cherries, unsweetened, drained, liquid reserved
1 tablespoon cornstarch
18 packets artificial sweetener (Equal)
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon ground
1/2 teaspoon mace, ground
1 Lean Pie Crust prebaked (recipe follows)
1. Combine 1 cup reserved cherry liquid and cornstarch. Cook and stir over moderate heat until thickened and transparent and the starchy taste is gone. Remove from the heat and add sweetener, almond flavoring, vanilla, spices, and cherries. Taste and add more sweetener, if desired. Cool to room temperature.
2. Spread filling evenly in crust. Let set at least 15 minutes. Cut into 8 equal portions.
Food exchanges per serving: 2/3 BREAD, 1 FRUIT, 1 FAT
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