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Luscious Lime Angel Squares Recipe
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Luscious Lime Angel Squares Recipe

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A creamy lime topping turns angel food cake into these yummy squares that are perfect for potlucks or picnics. "You can eat a piece of this light and airy dessert without feeling one bit guilty," notes Beverly Marshall of Orting, Washington. "I adapted this luscious treat from another recipe. It is super-easy to make."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (.3 ounce) sugar-free lime gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 prepared angel food cake (8 inches), cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed, divided

Nutritional Facts

One piece equals 139 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 145 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Refrigerate until mixture just begins to thicken, about 35 minutes. Place cake cubes in a 13-in. x 9-in. dish coated with cooking spray; set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in the sugar, lemon juice and peel. Add gelatin mixture; beat until combined. Fold in 1-1/2 cups whipped topping.
  3. Spread over top of cake, covering completely. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until firm. Cut into squares; top with remaining whipped topping. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as Luscious Lime Angel Squares in Light & Tasty April/May 2003, p18

Nutritional Facts

One piece equals 139 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 145 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

Reviews for Luscious Lime Angel Squares(18)

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Reviewed Jun. 22, 2011

Very refreshing and easy to make

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Reviewed May. 29, 2011

I have been making this recipe since it was first published. It never fails to receive compliments and requests for the recipe. It's a summer favorite for our family!

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Reviewed Apr. 24, 2011

nice & easy light dessert. Great to follow an Easter dinner. I will try it with other flavors.

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Reviewed Sep. 21, 2008
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Reviewed Sep. 21, 2008

I used strawberry flavored gelatin and added fresh strawberries. I also used splenda instead of sugar.

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