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       Title: Prune Puree and Prune Butter
  Categories: Polkadot, Lisa, Fruits, Healthy, Low-fat/cal
       Yield: 1 Servings
  
 --------------------------------PRUNE PUREE--------------------------------
       3 oz Pitted prunes (about 1/2 c)         2 ts Lecithin granules
       1 c  Water or fruit juice          
 
 --------------------------------PRUNE BUTTER--------------------------------
       8 oz Pitted prunes                       6 tb Water or fruit juice
            -(about 1 1/3 c)               
  
   “Prune Puree and Prune Butter allow you to make moist and flavorful
   baked goods with little or no fat.  Thes wonderful fat substitutes
   also add fiber and nutrients to cakes, muffins, cookies, and other
   sweet treats.” *
   
   PRUNE PUREE:
   
   Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor, and process at
   high speed until the mixture is smooth.
   
   Use immediately, or place in an airtight container and store for up
   to 3 weeks in the refrigerator.
   
   Yield: 1 1/2 c
   
   PRUNE BUTTER:
   
   Place all ingredients in a food processor, and process at high speed
   until the mixture is a smooth paste. (Note that this mixture is too
   thick to be made in a blender.)
   
   Use immediately, or place in an airtight container and store for up
   to 3 weeks in the refrigerator.
   
   Yield: 1 c
   
   Source: “Secrets of Fat-Free Baking” by Sandra Woodruff, RD
   
   * The book contains detailed guidelines on how much to substitute in
   what situations, but a general rule would be to replace all of the fat
   in a recipe with half as much Prune Puree or Prune Butter, and if the
   recipe is too dry, add more, up to a 1 to 1 relationship.
   
   The Chef’s Comments:
   “On another topic, I got a book a while back that explains a way to cut
   almost all of the fat from a recipe.  Here are the two ”miracle
   substances“ that are supposed to be able to pull this off.” - Lisa
   
   From: Lisa
   Date: 09-08-96 (12:30)
   The Polka Dot Cottage, a BBS with a taste of home. 1-973-822-3627
  
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