Sugar free cake icing recipes

Updated July 19, 2017

Perhaps you love frosting but need to monitor your sugar intake for diet or health reasons. Here are some simple recipes for cake icings using sugar free puddings and sugar free whipped topping mix.

What You'll Need

To make sugar free cake icing, you'll need an electric mixer with mixing bowl and a mixing spoon.

Vanilla or Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting/Filling

Use 1 (255gr) pkg sugar-free chocolate or vanilla pudding and 1 cup (227gr) softened cream cheese. Make the pudding according to package directions. Add it to the electric mixer mixing bowl. Add the softened cream cheese and mix well. Use this to frost the cake or as a cake filling.

Cream Cheese Whipped Cream Frosting/Filling

Use 1 envelope of sugar free whipped topping mix and 1 cup (227gr) softened cream cheese. Make the whipped topping according to package directions. Add this to electric mixer mixing bowl, then add softened cream cheese. Mix well. Use it to frost a cake or as a cake filling.

Fruit Frosting/Filling

Use 1 (255gr) package sugar free vanilla or chocolate pudding, 1 medium can crushed pineapple or other canned fruit, in its own juice, (not syrup) drained, and cut into small pieces (if using other fruit), and 3 envelopes of sugar-free whipped topping mix. Make pudding and whipped topping mixes according to the package directions, then add the pudding to mixing bowl. Fold in fruit and whipped topping. Mix well. Use it to frost cake or as a cake filling.


Add to any of the frosting recipes: unsweetened coconut; dark chocolate pieces; your favourite chopped nuts; raisins; cranberry raisins; chopped dried fruit of your choice; 1/2 to 1 tsp of your favourite flavoured extract. Experiment with different flavour combinations.

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