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Frozen Strawberry Crunch Cake

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 20 min
  • Servings 12

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! ...MORE+ LESS-

Sugar and Charm
March 7, 2017

Ingredients

1
box Nature Valley™ Crunchy Granola Bars Oats and Honey (6 2-bar pouches)
2
tablespoons brown sugar
1/4
cup flour
3
tablespoons melted butter
2
egg whites
1/2
cup sugar
1
cup heavy whipping cream
1
lemon
4
oz cream cheese, softened
1 1/2
cups freshly chopped strawberries

Steps

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  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350°F. Put the Nature Valley™ granola bars in a food processor and process until you achieve a fine crumb. Reserve half of the crumbs (about 3/4 cup) for topping.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, combine remaining crumbs with the brown sugar, flour and melted butter. Spread crumb mixture into an 8x8-inch baking dish that has been covered with parchment paper and bake at 350°F 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 the butter-crumb crust mixture on the bottom. Top with strawberry mix and then add the reserved granola crumbs to the top.
  • 7
    Cover and freeze for three hours or more and enjoy!

Expert Tips

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

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
156.2
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10.2g
16%
Saturated Fat
6.0g
30%
Cholesterol
31.7mg
11%
Sodium
51.6mg
2%
Potassium
65.0mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
15.5g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
3%
Sugars
11.8g
Protein
1.7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
22%
22%
Calcium
2.30%
2%
Iron
1.20%
1%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • On a hot and sweltering summer day, 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. It’s a bit addicting. Trust me, your guests will be coming back for more. Hope you enjoy!
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