1. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over water; let stand a few minutes to soften. Set over low heat, cook stirring constantly until dissolved. Remove from heat. Add cocoa; stir until dissolved.
2. In a food processor, combine gelatin mixture, ricotta cheese, and chocolate syrup,and puree 30 seconds, until smooth.
3. Pour chocolate mixture into 4 individual dessert dishes, cover and refrigerate 1 hour, or until set.
4. Top each serving with 2 tbsp. whipped topping, sprinkle evenly with grated chocolate.
Makes 4 servings.
Each serving provides: 1 protein, 80 optional calories Per serving: 172 calories, 9 g protein, 8 g fat, 16 g carbohydrate, 172 mg calcium, 93 mg sodium, 19 mg cholesterol, 1 g dietary fiber
Date: October 9, 2004