Thursday, July 07, 2005

A Guilt-Free Birthday Cake

Today is my birthday. I REALLY want the chocolate cake, you know, the one with the gooey frosting that sticks to the fork and the roof of your mouth? The kind where you want to eat the frosting even more than the cake? I love, love, love cake like that.

But I indulged just a tad too much while I was on vacation recently so, alas, unless DH force-feeds me ;-), I won't be eating any chocolate cake. Instead, I'm having my guilt-free "cake."

This is a recipe a friend got from Weight Watchers and I adapted to suit my own self

1 4 ounce packet sugar free orange Jell-O
1/4 cup boiling water
2 containers Orange Dreme Yoplait Yogurt
8 ounces Cool Whip
1 ready-made graham cracker crust

Dissolve the Jell-O in the boiling water. Add the yogurt, then fold in the Cool Whip. Dump into the graham cracker crust and chill for a few hours. If you want to be really good calorie wise, ignore the graham cracker crust and eat the jell-o/yogurt part. It tastes a whole lot like an orange creamsicle...yummy!

Have a happy one!



  1. Happy Birthday Shirley! Have a great day!

  2. Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you! Happy birrrthdaaay, dear Shirleeeeeey! Haaaaappy birthdaaay to yoooooooou!

    And many more . . . :-P

    I hope you have a great day, on this, your what--28th? certainly not your 29th already?!--and an even better year to come!

    Love, Tina :)

  3. Happy Birthday! And the recipe sounds very good! I'll have to try that.

  4. Thanks for the birthday wishes, everyone! My kids came in and I told them they had to be nice to me because it's my birthday. They said, "It's not your birthday."

    I said, "Why not?"

    "Because there's no cake!"



  5. Happy Birthday, Shirley!


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