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.