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    Tobey is offline Retired IRON CHEF Mod
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    Ok Mike This one's for You CHOCOLATE CREAM PIE!

    Ok I was reading a post that Mike made and he was mentioning this sugar alternative called Splenda. He mention a web site that you can all check out @ Anyway they have a special icon for reciepes involving this stuff and I had to check it out. Now it seems to me from what I have read that Splenda and Fruitose a product thaqt I had mentioned in the same post as Mike is the same thing. At least the way splenda is described it sounds the same as Fruitose. Anyway, Fruitose can be bought at any grocery store and I'm going to have to get with Mike on Splenda. As far as I know right now, You have to order it from this websight. Anyway here it is and it sounds absolutely SINNFUL.
    But I swear, there ain't no fat.


    Preparation Time: 10 minutes
    Microwave Time: 8 minutes
    Chilling Time: 3 Hours
    Serving Size: 1/8 pie
    Serves 8 (or 1 really hunger Bodybuilder!)

    3/4 cup of Splenda Granular
    3 tbsp cornstarch
    1/8 tsp. salt
    1 tbsp butter flavored granules
    2 cups of fat free Milk
    3 oz semi-sweet chocolate
    1 1/2 tsp margine
    1 pre-baked 9" pie crust

    1) Use a pre-made, pre-baked 9" pie crust or bake a pre-made pie crust according to it's package directions.

    1) Mix together Splenda, cornstarch,salt and butter granukes in a 2 quart micro-wave safe glass bowl. Slowly add milk and stir so that mixture does not clump toghether.
    2) Microwave on High for 4 minutes
    3) Stir making sure that the clumps of cornstarch are smoothed out.
    4) Microwave on High for 2 minutes
    5) Stir to smooth out cornstarch and add chocolate
    6) Microwave on high for 2 minutes
    7) Stir again and add margine and vanilla
    8) Cover mixture with plastic wrap so that the wrap touches the surface of the filling. (That's odd???) let cool for 15 minutes
    9) Remove the wrap and pour filling into pie shell. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 3 hours.

    Dessert Contains Serving Size 3 oz
    190 calories
    23 g carbs
    9g sugar
    3 g protien
    1 g fiber
    10 g fat

    There are some hints that are outlined at the website above on cooking with Splenda, you might want to take a look before begging. Good Luck
    Last edited by Tobey; 10-01-2001 at 07:54 PM.

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