Layered Chocolate-and-Vanilla Decadence Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy

Low carb recipe for Layered Chocolate-and-Vanilla Decadence which belongs to the Sweets recipe category.

Ingredients Needed

  1. 1 cups (190 g) pecans
  2. 1 cup (130 g) vanilla whey protein powder
  3. cup (12 g) Splenda
  4. cup (115 g) melted butter
  5. 2 cups (600 ml) heavy cream, chilled
  6. 2 tablespoons (25 g) sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
  7. 8 ounces (225 g) cream cheese, softened
  8. cup (12 g) Splenda
  9. 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons (630 ml) Carb Countdown dairy beverage, divided
  10. 1 package (6-serving size) sugar-free instant chocolate pudding mix

Cooking Instructions

Preheat oven to 350F (180C, or gas mark 4).

To make the crust: Chop the pecans in a food processor, add the other crust ingredients, and pulse to blend thoroughly.

Pour into a 9 13-inch (23 33-cm) baking pan; press down to make firm so that it covers the bottom.

Bake for 15 minutes.

Let cool.

To make the layers: While the crust is cooling, whip the heavy cream and the vanilla pudding mix with you electric mixer.

Set aside.

In another bowl, beat the cream cheese, Splenda, and 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of Carb Countdown dairy beverage together until smooth.

Fold in a little less than half of the whipped cream.

Spread cream cheese mixture over the crust.

In the same bowl from which you've removed the cream cheese mixture, mix the package of chocolate pudding mix with 2 cups (600 ml) of Carb Countdown dairy beverage.

Beat until smooth and creamy and beginning to thicken.

Spread over the top of the cream cheese layer.

Put the pan in the refrigerator to set.

Store the leftover whipped cream in the refrigerator.

After about 2 to 3 hours, spread the remaining whipped cream over the top of the pudding as the top layer.

Chill for at least another hour.

Serve.

Serving Yield

About 12 to 16 servings

Nutrition Information

Assuming 16 servings, each will have 15 g protein; 7 g carbohydrate; 1 g dietary fiber; 6 g usable carbs.