What do you do when it’s hot out, you’re not hungry, but you need more protein to hit your numbers? FREEZE CAKES! These fun protein treats feel like ice cream cake pops but they’re packed full of protein. Can’t wait for you to try them!
Truth in advertising: these treats started as a way to get my kids away from freeze pops. You know the ones that are essentially colored sugar water? Yep! Those are every kid’s favorite summer treat from what I can tell and I get why: they’re colorful and sweet and parents can pick up an entire bag for like $2.
As much as I loved the price and convenience of those sugary freeze pops, I didn’t love anything else. So I got to work to make a summery frozen snack that *felt* like dessert but was secretly healthy. Like those moms that put zucchini in brownies so their kids don’t know. 😉
The result was a dessert that not only did my kids beg for (especially the pink ones w/ sprinkles) but my husband and I liked them too! I’m always down for a way to sneak in extra protein without huffing down grilled chicken so these certainly fit the bill.
If you have protein goals + a sweet tooth, these are going to be PERFECT for you!
- 8 oz Greek yogurt cream cheese
- 3 scoops 1st Phorm Protein Powder
- 1/2 cup oat flour
- 4 Tbs milk
- Sprinkles, to taste
- Make oat flour by blitzing 1/2 cup of oats in a food processor until a fine flour forms.
- In mixer, combine protein powder, oat flour and cream cheese.
- When blended, slowly add milk while mixing.
- On a sheet pan lined with parchment paper, scoop them into 1 1/2 Tbs sized balls. Add sprinkles if desired
- Freeze til firm.
- Store in the freezer.
Dairy free: not this time
Gluten free: avoid the ice cream sandwich flavors of 1st Phorm and be careful with your oats, but yes!
Vegetarian: all day, baby
MFP Listing: MacroEd Freeze Cakes
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