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Turtle Ice Cream Cake

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Turtle Ice Cream Cake
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 11 hr 0 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 12

Still great tasting with fewer calories and less fat, this turtle won’t take a bite out of your diet! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

10
chocolate wafer cookies, finely crushed (1/2 cup)
1
tablespoon no-trans-fat 68% vegetable oil spread stick, melted
3
cups reduced-fat chocolate ice cream, slightly softened
1/2
cup fat-free hot fudge topping
2/3
cup chopped pecans
3
cups vanilla reduced-fat ice cream, slightly softened
1/4
cup fat-free caramel topping

Directions

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  • 1
    In small bowl, mix wafer cookie crumbs and melted vegetable oil spread until crumbly. Press gently and evenly in bottom of ungreased 9-inch springform pan. Freeze 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Drop chocolate ice cream by small spoonfuls over crust; carefully spread until smooth. Freeze 1 hour or until firm.
  • 3
    Spoon and carefully spread fudge topping over ice cream. Sprinkle with 1/3 cup of the pecans; press lightly. Freeze 1 hour or until firm.
  • 4
    Drop vanilla ice cream by small spoonfuls over pecan layer; carefully spread until smooth. Sprinkle with remaining 1/3 cup pecans. Cover; freeze at least 8 hours or overnight.
  • 5
    To serve, let stand at room temperature 5 to 10 minutes to soften. Carefully remove side of pan. Cut into 12 wedges. Place each wedge on individual dessert plate; drizzle each with 1 teaspoon of the caramel topping. Store remaining ice cream cake covered in freezer.

Expert Tips

  • Be sure to drop the ice cream by small spoonfuls so that spreading it is minimal and you don't disturb the preceding layers.
  • Pecans are traditional for turtle desserts, but walnuts or cashews are just as delicious.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
135mg
6%
Potassium
220mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
37g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
27g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Still great tasting with fewer calories and less fat, this turtle won’t take a bite out of your diet!

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