Whipped Key Lime Pie Bowls

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Summer is coming!  Here in the Chicago area we had a taste of it last week, and it can not come soon enough!  It inspired me to make a refreshing summertime dessert that won’t kill the Smartpoint bank.

I love Key Lime Pie, and I love this whipped version that requires no baking.  The problem is just the sweetened condensed milk alone is like 50 some points.

Ouch.

So I figured out how to make my own.  It does use artifical sweeteners, and while I do try to eat whole foods, I am human. Needless to say the chemical police will not like this one.  Don’t be food shaming me.

This dessert is either 4 or 5 Smartpoints.  If you just have a half cup serving it is 4 points.  If you crumble a vanilla wafer cookie on the top, which I highly recommend, it pushes it to five but is totally worth it!

You also have a choice with your consistency.  You can freeze it for a ice cream like texture, or refrigerate for a more creamy, whipped consistency.

Or you could do like I do and freeze for an hour, let it sit in the fridge for an hour, and enjoy a melty ice cream consistency 🙂

 

Ingredients:

1 1/3 cup Non-Fat Dry Milk Powder
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup Sweet Additions Stevia Baking Mix (found at Aldi, or you could use the Splenda brand)
1/2 cup Lime Juice
1 tsp Lime Zest
1 8 oz Tub Fat Free Cool Whip, defrosted

7 Vanilla Wafer Cookies (optional)

Method of Preparation:

Mix dry milk powder and water thoroughly.  Cover and microwave for 30-60 seconds.  You just want to warm it up, do NOT let it boil.

Give it a good stir and add in your Stevia.  This is what I use:

stevia

You must refrigerate this mixture for at least 2 hours.

After the 2 hours is up add your lime juice and zest and mix fully.  I actually put it in my stand mixture and whirl it around on high for about a minute because the milk powder can get lumpy.  This gives it a great consistency.

Once the lime juice and zest are incorporated add your cool whip and gently mix them together.

Put 1/2 cup servings into ramiken or small bowls.  Freeze for at least an hour.  When ready to serve you can top with fresh lime zest and a crumbled vanilla wafer cookie.

This makes 7 1/2 cup servings.

keylime

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