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lower fat altenative to Mascarpone please?

(8 Posts)
DelGirl Thu 17-Jul-08 15:13:51

I'm going to make my ever popular lime cheesecake for a party on Saturday. It is very calorific and was wondering what I could, if anything, substitute the mascarpone with.

Ingredients are

ginger biscuits
butter
mascarpone
icing sugar
lime juice
chocolate.

Or should I not bother, considering how high in calories the rest of it is grin

can someone give me the low fat alternative to the above ingredients <sigh, it won't taste the same will it> ignore me

fryalot Thu 17-Jul-08 15:14:27

philadelphia lite?

Carmenere Thu 17-Jul-08 15:15:52

Philly lite will do it BUT I always think, why mess with perfection, just have a smaller slice.

DelGirl Thu 17-Jul-08 15:16:07

does it taste the same? Wouldn't I need to add more sugar?

thanks btw

nkf Thu 17-Jul-08 15:17:29

Philadelphia Lite is rank. I'd say make the proper cheesecake.

DelGirl Thu 17-Jul-08 15:17:34

you are right of course Carmenere, I should just not have it, though I will have to do a taste test. It will be hard to resist temptation though. It's a pimms and cake afternoon, i'm doomed!

Carmenere Thu 17-Jul-08 15:18:17

Just give yourself a day off and enjoy it.

DelGirl Thu 17-Jul-08 15:19:59

how many days can one have in a week though pmsl. I will stuff myself with fruit before I go and fizzy drink. It was worth a try, thanks all

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