Creamy Mocha Drink

Now you can enjoy a frosty coffee drink at home -- with less fat and calories!

from Light & Tasty | August/September 2005

Quick look

  • prep 15 min    cook 15 min
  • serves 4

Ingredients

  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 6 tablespoons sugar*
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons instant coffee granules
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups no-sugar-added reduced-fat vanilla ice cream
  • 4 tablespoons whipped topping
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

    How to make it  30 minutes


  • 1

    In a small bowl, combine the sugar substitute, cocoa and coffee. Add boiling water; stir until coffee and cocoa are dissolved. Stir in milk and vanilla. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

  • 2

    Place the coffee mixture in a blender; add ice cream. Cover and process until smooth. Pour into mugs or glasses; garnish with whipped topping and cinnamon. Serves 4.

*Editor’s note: This recipe was tested with Splenda No Calorie Sweetener.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 138
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 13mg
  • Sodium: 74mg
  • Carbs: 18g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Fiber: 1g

Serving equals: 2/3 cup with 1 tablespoon whipped topping.

Diabetic exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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