Monday, June 29, 2009

Frozen Strawberry Layer Cake

From the Weight Watchers Website! Happy Fourth! Enjoy!

Frozen Strawberry Layer Cake

POINTS® Value: 3Servings: 12Preparation Time: 15 minCooking Time: 0 min Level of Difficulty: Easy

Beat the heat with this sure-fire summer pleaser. We used vanilla yogurt but chocolate or strawberry would be tasty, too.

1 1/2 pound(s) strawberries, hulled and sliced (about 6 cups)
1/2 cup(s) sugar
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp table salt
12 oz store bought angel food cake, cut into 1/4-inch slices
4 cup(s) fat-free vanilla frozen yogurt

To make strawberry sauce, combine strawberries, sugar, lemon juice and salt in a saucepan, stirring over medium heat until the sugar melts and the liquid comes to a simmer. Simmer 15 minutes. Use the back of a wooden spoon to mash about half the berries against the side of the pan. Cool to room temperature and use immediately or refrigerate, covered, up to 2 days.
Spoon the frozen yogurt into a large bowl and mash it with the back of a wooden spoon until soft and spreadable.

Line the bottom of a 9-inch round springform pan with one third of the cake slices, cutting any slices to fit the shape of the pan. Top with half the frozen yogurt, spreading it to the sides. Spread 2/3 cup strawberry sauce over the frozen yogurt, then top with half the remaining cake slices, again cutting any to fit. Spread the remainder of the frozen yogurt over the cake, top with 2/3 cup strawberry sauce, and finally seal the top with the remaining cake slices. Cover with plastic wrap and freeze at least 6 hours or up to 3 days. Let the cake stand at room temperature 10 minutes before unmolding. Slice into 12 pieces and serve. Yields 1 piece per serving.


  1. I must be doing something wrong. When I run this recipe through the Weight Watcher recipe builder, it comes out to 5 pts each! Why would it be contradictory since you got this recipe from their website?

    Thanks for the recipe, I'm still gonna make it but count it at 5 pts per slice to be safe.

  2. Okay, I see what I did wrong... I didn't figure the angel food cake correctly. The recipe calls for 12 oz of cake. So, after fixing that... it does come to 3 pts per slice. Sorry about that. My mistake! It looks wonderful and at 3 pts it will be a point friendly dessert for tomorrow! Thanks again. Happy 4th!!