A Dozen Cake Recipes – Something for Everyone: They are Simple, Low Fat and Delicious

A friend shared this recipe with some of us the other day, it’s good and easy to make!

In this picture are 2 of the 12 different variations of the recipe, the top one is the spice

and the bottom is the chocolate and you would never know the pumpkin was in there!

Angel Food Cake- 3 points/slice or 1.5 points/muffin.  Serves 12.

1 box (1-step) angel food cake mix

See variations

Mix cake mix and desired flavor ingredients together and beat by hand until well blended.  Pour into 9×13 pan or muffin tin (24).  Bake at 350 35-40 mm for cake, 18-22 min for muffins.

 

Variations:

Lemon: 1 cup + 3 tbl. Water, 2 tbl lemon juice, 2 tsp. grated lemon peel

Orange citrus: 1 l/4 cup water + 2 tsp. grated orange peel

Cherry: 1 20 oz. can light cherry pie filling

Black forest: add 1/2 cup cocoa powder to cherry version

Cotton candy: 1 small package sugar free flavored gelatin, 1 1/4 cup water

Margarita: 1 cup + 2 tbl. water, 2 tbl. fresh lime juice, 1 1/2 tsp. grated lime rind

Pineapple: 1 20 oz. can crushed pineapple in juice

Pina Colada: 1 tbl. Coconut extract, 1 tbl. rum extract added to pineapple directions

Pumpkin: 1 15 oz. can pumpkin, 3/4 cup water, 1 tbl vanilla, 1 tbl pumpkin pie spice

Spiced: 1 1/4 cup water, 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, 1/2 tsp. ginger, 1/2 tsp. nutmeg, 1/4 tsp. ground cloves (I added raisins, too)

Carrot: 1/2 cup finely grated carrots, 14 oz. can pineapple, 1 tbl. pumpkin pie spice

CHOCOLATE MUFFINS (2 points/muffin)

I box chocolate cake mix

4 tbl. Water

1 16 oz. can pumpkin

Mix together all ingredients.

Place in 18 cupcake tins. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.

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1 comment for “A Dozen Cake Recipes – Something for Everyone: They are Simple, Low Fat and Delicious

  1. ColM
    February 28, 2010 at 4:25 pm

    Nice ideas! I have made the muffins with yellow cake mix and pumpkin puree before and they are great and low-fat. It’s cool to see there are so many flavor combos.

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