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.






  1. In a pot off the heat, whisk together the maple syrup, cornstarch, vanilla seeds and pod. Add the eggs and mix well. Whisk in the milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly, and scraping the sides and bottom of the pot. Simmer gently for 1 minute.
  2. Remove the pot from the heat. Remove the vanilla pod. Whisk in the yogurt. Pour the mixture into a bowl. Cover with plastic wrap directly on the surface. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together the hot water and cocoa powder. Let cool.
  4. Place 1 tbsp (15 ml) of the yogurt cream into 8 glasses. Dip the amaretti cookies in the cocoa mixture for 2 seconds and place 2 cookies in each glass. Add another 2 tbsp (30 ml) of the yogurt cream to each glass. Top with the fruit. Cover with the remaining yogurt cream. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 to 12 hours.


  1. When ready to serve, sprinkle with the almonds and chocolate shavings.


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

Healthy Pick

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