Skinny Unicorn Ice Cream Cake

Dive into the enchanting world of desserts with this Skinny Unicorn Ice Cream Cake! Combining the magical allure of unicorns with a healthier twist, this cake is sure to captivate and delight at any celebration.


For the Cake ‘Crust’:

  • Vanilla Cake Mix: 1/2 box (about 7.5 oz.)
  • Water: 1/2 cup
  • Plain Fat-Free Greek Yogurt: 3 oz.
  • Egg White: 1

For the Ice Cream:

  • Very Cold Fat-Free Milk: 1 1/8 cups
  • Very Cold Heavy Whipping Cream: 2 1/4 cups
  • Sugar: 1/4 cup
  • Natural Sweetener: 1/4 cup
  • Curious Creamery Sweet Cream Ice Cream Cake Mix: 1 (3 oz.) pouch
  • Food Coloring of Choice
  • Colorful Sprinkles and/or Jimmies


  1. Prepare the Cake Crust:
    • Preheat your oven to 350°F (177°C).
    • In a mixing bowl, combine the vanilla cake mix, water, Greek yogurt, and egg white until smooth.
    • Pour the batter into a greased 8-inch or 9-inch springform pan.
    • Bake for 10-15 minutes, then allow to cool completely in the pan.
  2. Make the Ice Cream:
    • In a stand mixer, blend the cold milk, heavy whipping cream, sugar, and natural sweetener until smooth.
    • Add the ice cream cake mix to the liquid and whisk on high speed for 3.5 to 5 minutes until thickened.
  3. Color and Layer the Ice Cream:
    • Divide the ice cream base into separate bowls, adding different food coloring to each to create a rainbow of colors.
    • Layer the colored ice cream over the cooled cake crust, sprinkling each layer with colorful sprinkles for a fun, festive effect.
  4. Freeze the Cake:
    • Cover the springform pan with plastic wrap and freeze the cake for 2 to 6 hours, until solid and set.
  5. Serve:
    • Remove the cake from the freezer, release from the springform pan, and cut into slices.
    • Serve immediately for the best flavor and consistency.

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Freeze Time: 2-6 hours
Total Time: About 7 hours


  • Opt for gel food coloring for more vibrant, eye-catching colors.
  • Layering sprinkles between the ice cream layers not only adds a pop of color but also introduces a delightful crunch.
  • Personalize your cake with different themes using various color schemes and decorations, making it perfect for any occasion from birthdays to festive gatherings.

This Unicorn Ice Cream Cake is not just a treat to eat but also a feast for the eyes, making every bite a whimsical journey. Perfect for those seeking a lighter version of a beloved dessert, it brings joy and magic to the table without the guilt! 🌈🍰✨

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