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Lemon Whip

Net Carbs 13g


Makes 6 servings


1 box (4 serving-size) sugar-free lemon gelatin
1 cup boiling water
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Grated zest of 1 lemon
1 container (8-ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
1/4 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons sucralose-based sweetener
2 tablespoons shredded sweetened coconut


  1. Place gelatin in heat-proof bowl. Stir in boiling water to dissolve gelatin. Mix lemon juice with enough cold water to equal 1 cup. Stir into gelatin. Stir in lemon zest. Chill in refrigerator 2 hours or until semi-firm. Spoon into bowl and beat gently to break into pieces.
  2. Fold in whipped topping, powdered sugar and sweetener; beat with whisk until fluffy. Spoon into dessert bowl. Top with shredded coconut. Serve immediately.


If desired, toast coconut for added flavor. Spread coconut on cookie sheet. Toast in preheated 400°F oven for 5 minutes.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 3/4-cup
Sodium 38 mg
Protein 1 g
Fiber <1 g
Carbohydrate 15 g
Saturated Fat 7 g
Total Fat 7 g
Calories from Fat 45 %
Calories 141

Dietary Exchange

Fat 1-1/2
Starch 1

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