Fruit, Almond and Chocolate Verrines

Fruit, Almond and Chocolate Verrines

  • Preparation 30 min
  • Cooking 10 min
  • Chilling 3 h
  • Servings 8

This quick and easy treat is a great diabetes-friendly snack.

  • Diabetes management

Categories

Ingredients

  • Verrines

    • ¼ cup (60 ml) maple syrup
    • 2 tbsp cornstarch
    • ½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise and seeds scraped (see note)
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 cup (250 ml) 2% milk
    • 1 cup (250 ml) 2% plain Greek yogurt
    • 1/3 cup (75 ml) hot water
    • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
    • 16 small store-bought amaretti-style cookies
    • 16 fresh or frozen cherries, thawed, pitted and halved
    • 1 ¼ cups (170 g) fresh raspberries
  • Toppings

    • 6 tbsp (40 g) roasted sliced almonds
    • 1 oz (30 g) 70% dark chocolate, shaved with a vegetable peeler

Preparation

  • Verrines

  • Toppings

Note from Ricardo

The vanilla bean can be replaced with 1 tsp (5 ml) of vanilla extract.

Personal Note