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 Tropical Fruit Delight


Quark cream cheese has a quarter the fat of cream cheese.

25 minutes preparation (plus overnight to set in refrigerator)
8 serves of fruit in this recipe

1 small packet sponge fingers
1 packet lemon jelly (to make 500mL)
250g reduced-fat ricotta cheese, smooth
250g quark or reduced-fat cream cheese
1/3 cup caster sugar
¼ cup lemon juice
170g can low-fat evaporated milk, chilled

Tropical fruit salad
2 cups strawberries, hulled and chopped
1 cup fresh or canned pineapple, chopped
1 cup kiwi fruit, peeled and sliced
2 cups fresh or canned mango, chopped
Pulp of 2 passionfruit

Arrange sponge fingers in a 5–6 cup oblong dish. Make jelly following packet directions and allow to cool. Beat ricotta, cream cheese and sugar until creamy. Add lemon juice and beat well, then add jelly. In a separate bowl beat milk until thick. Fold into ricotta mix. Pour over the sponge fingers and refrigerate overnight until firm. Cut into 8 portions. Combine all the fruits to make a fresh tropical fruit salad then spoon on top.

Serves 8.

Recipe © State of Western Australia, 2012.

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