Easy Strawberry Cake

Easy Strawberry Cake is a no-cooking recipe for a light and delicious strawberry topped, angel-food cake which uses a store bought cake and a made from scratch fluffy frosting. It takes only (20) minutes to prepare and (1) hour of refrigeration. This is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sodium, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Easy Strawberry Cake will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour-20 Minutes.


1 (10 oz) round angel food cake
1-1/4 cups skim milk
1 box (4 serving size) vanilla fat-free, sugar-free instant pudding mix
1 Tbsp lemon zest
1 cup strawberries, chopped
2 cups frozen light whipped topping, thawed
6 whole strawberries, halved


1.  Cut a 3/4″ thick slice off top of cake; set slice aside. Carefully hollow out center of cake, leaving a 1″-thick shell on bottom and sides. Reserve the removed cake for snacking or other use later.

2. Pour milk into a medium-size bowl. Add in the dry pudding mix. Beat with a wire whisk for 2 minutes or until well blended. Stir in lemon zest. Remove 1/2 cup of the pudding; place in another medium-size bowl. Set aside. Spoon chopped strawberries into cake shell; spoon remaining pudding over strawberries. Replace top of cake.

3. Add the whipped topping to the reserved 1/2 cup pudding; stir with a wire whisk until well blended. Spread onto top and sides of cake. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. Garnish with the strawberry halves. Store leftovers in refrigerator.

Yield: (8) servings.
Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe.

Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
2 Carbohydrate

Calories: 160, Total Fat: 2.5g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 430mg, Sugars: 24g, Carbohydrates: 31g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 3g

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/fluffy-strawberry-lemon-cake-70020.aspx

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