Monday, December 12, 2016

Desserts You Didn’t Know You Could Eat with Diabetes

Don’t be fooled by the elegant photo. This diabetes-friendly ice cream cake takes just a few easy steps. The secret to this decadent cake: sugar-free cake mix and no-sugar-added ice cream. 

Blueberry-Lemon Ice Cream Cake


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 16 - ounce box sugar-free yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 10 - ounce jar lemon curd
  • 4 cups no-sugar-added vanilla ice cream, slightly softened
  • 1 cup assorted fresh berries


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Lightly coat a 10-inch springform pan with cooking spray; line with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl combine the next five ingredients (through lemon zest). Beat with a mixer on medium for 2 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 35 to 38 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack.
  3. Spread lemon curd over top of cake; spoon ice cream over lemon curd, smoothing top. Cover and freeze overnight.
  4. Remove from freezer, let stand 5 minutes before removing sides of pan. Top with berries.

Makes 20 servings
Serving Size: 1 slice each
Carb Grams Per Serving: 30

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