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Frozen Strawberry Crunch Cake

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Frozen Strawberry Crunch Cake
  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 20 min
  • Servings 12
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Frozen Strawberry Crunch Cake

A creamy frozen treat made with fresh strawberries and topped with crunchy Nature Valley™ granola bars. Easy to make and perfect for a hot summer day!


box Nature Valley™ Crunchy Granola Bar (6 x 2 bar pouches)
tablespoons brown sugar
cup flour
tablespoons melted butter
egg whites
cup sugar
cup heavy whipping cream
ounces cream cheese
1 1/2
cups freshly chopped strawberries


  • 1 Put the Nature Valley™ granola bars in a food processor and process until you achieve a fine crumb. Divide crumbs in half (3/4 cup). Reserve half for topping.
  • 2 In a large bowl, add half the crumbs, brown sugar, flour and melted butter and mix together. Then spread into an 8x8-inch dish that has been covered with parchment paper. Bake at 350ºF for 10 minutes. Let cool.
  • 3 In a mixing bowl, combine eggs whites and sugar and mix on high. Add the heavy cream and continue mixing for another 5 minutes.
  • 4 In another bowl, mix squeezed lemon juice and softened cream cheese. Mix on low speed until incorporated. Add heavy cream mixture.
  • 5 Fold the fresh strawberries into the cream mixture.
  • 6 In a buttered glass dish, press half of the crumb crust mixture on the bottom. Top with strawberry mix and then add the remaining crumbs to the top.
  • 7 Cover and freeze for three hours or more and enjoy!
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Frozen Strawberry Crunch Cake

As prepared by Sugar and Charm,

With hot summer days and sweltering temperatures all around the country, this dessert is a “cool” alternative to your average cake!

Frozen Strawberry Crunch Cake is the perfect frozen treat to serve at an outdoor summer get together. The irresistible crust is made with delicious Nature Valley Oats ‘n Honey granola bars mixed with brown sugar and butter, yum! The frozen cake is a creamy whipped filling with cream cheese, sugar and lemon. Adding the fresh strawberries gives it a light flavor and crunchy texture. It’s a very unique dessert because it’s not really ice cream and it’s not cake either … it’s a frozen dessert.

nature valley granola bar crunch cake

Make the Nature Valley bar crumb crust and bake for 20 minutes. Let cool. Then divide in half and set aside.

nature valley crumble and strawberries

Combine the ingredients to make the cream mixture. Chop strawberries and fold gently into the mix.

strawberry crunch cake mixture

Coat the bottom of an 8x8" pan with 1/2 of the crumb crust, pour the cream mix in and coat the top with the remaining crumb crust.

crust and strawberry layers

Cover and freeze for three hours. Enjoy on a hot summer day.

nature valley strawberry crunch cake

It’s a bit addicting. Trust me, your guests will be coming back for more. Hope you enjoy!

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Expert Tips

Cut bars before completely frozen - about 1-1/2 hours in the freezer.

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