It’s angel food cake day!
Angel food is great for just about any diet, although it is very sweet so we have a diabetic angel food ice cream cake recipe to share today.
Diabetic Angel Food Ice Cream Cake
Diabetic Angel Food Ice Cream Cake Ingredients
1 angel food cake (8 inches)
1/2-gallon sugar free vanilla ice cream (slightly softened)
2 quarts fresh strawberries
Sugar substitute to taste
Cut the cake in half; tear one half into small pieces and set aside.
Cut the other half into 12 thin slices. Arrange in the bottom of a wax paper lined 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan, overlapping as needed.
Spread softened ice cream over cake, pressing down to smooth.
Gently press the small cake pieces into the ice cream.
Cover and freeze.
Just before serving, slice strawberries and sweeten to taste.
Cut dessert into squares and top with strawberries.
Recipe makes 12 servings of Diabetic Angel Food Ice Cream Cake.
Note: A long serrated knife is the best utensil for cutting angel food cake. Slice the cake using a light sawing motion.
183 calories, 131 mg sodium, 15 mg cholesterol, 34 gm carbohydrate, 6 gm protein, 4 gm fat.
Diabetic exchanges per serving prepared with sugar free ice cream and sugar substitute: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.
Bonus: Angel Macaroons
1 16-ounce one-step angel food cake mix
1/2 cup of sugar-free strawberry soda
2 teaspoons vanilla or almond extract
2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut
1/2 cup chopped nuts
Cover 15 x 11 x 1-inch baking sheet with foil.
In large bowl beat cake mix, soda pop and flavoring on low speed for 30 seconds, then on medium speed, scraping sides of bowl. Fold in coconut and nuts.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto foil-lined baking sheet about 2-inches apart.
Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
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