Sugar-free Christmas Pumpkin Pudding with Warm Berry Sauce
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 package sugar-free vanilla instant pudding
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 ½ cups whole milk (“Mom” prefers organic)
Stir pumpkin, pudding spice, vanilla and milk together. Divide among 4 dessert dishes and refrigerate until serving time.
Make this luscious warm sauce (below) at the last minute and drizzle over the top. Finish with a touch of unsweetened whipped cream.
Warm Berry Sauce
1 cup fresh blackberries (OR raspberries, blueberries, strawberries)
1/4 cup unsweetened apple juice
1 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
1 teaspoon cornstarch
Toss all ingredients together in small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently and remove from stove. Serve warm.
To finish, whip ½ cup ice cold heavy cream and add a jot t the top of each serving.
*Recipe and image courtesy of Linda West Eckhardt, of The Silver Cloud Diet.*