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How to Make Low Calorie Icing

If you choose a low-calorie option, there's no reason to pass up your favorite treats. Make low-calorie icing following this recipe.


  • Step 1: Measure ingredients Measure out each of the ingredients and place them next to a medium-sized mixing bowl.
  • Step 2: Dissolve sugar Pour the milk and sugar into the bowl and mix them together until the sugar dissolves.
  • TIP: Substitute the sugar with equal parts of sugar substitute suitable for baking if you prefer sugar-free recipes.
  • Step 3: Add pudding mix Open the package of sugar-free pudding mix -- any flavor you like -- and stir it into the sugary milk.
  • Step 4: Flavor the icing Add a half teaspoon of vanilla or almond extract to flavor the icing with a sweet or nutty taste.
  • Step 5: Fold in whipped topping Fold the whipped topping into the pudding mix and refrigerate the low-calorie treat until you're ready to frost your favorite cake or cupcakes. Enjoy low-calorie goodness.
  • FACT: The first Sugar Act, known as the Jones-Costigan Act, became law on May 9, 1934, to fill the nation's demand for sugar at reasonable prices.

You Will Need

  • 8 oz. skim milk
  • 1/4 c. powdered (or confectioner's) sugar
  • 1 package of sugar-free pudding
  • 8 oz. sugar-free whipped topping
  • Vanilla or almond extract
  • 1/4 c. sugar substitute (optional)

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