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awesome pistachio cake/frosting-diabetic friendly

(1 rating)
Recipe by
penny jordan
Lubbock, TX

A YUMMY CAKE ...WITHOUT ALL THE GUILT! ...NOW THAT'S MY KIND OF CAKE! NUTRIENTS PER SERVING: 2.5 x 2.5-inch servings Approx.18-20 servings. CALORIES: about 200 CARBS: 30g FIBER: 3g TOTAL NET CARBS: 27g * NOTE: These are approx. values and include frosting. *My Diabetic Friendly Recipes

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For awesome pistachio cake/frosting-diabetic friendly

  • 1(18.25oz) box
    white cake mix
  • 1 (4 serv. box
    instant sugar/free, fat/free, pistachio pudding/pie filling mix (dry)
  • 1/2 c
    skim milk
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    canola oil
  • 2 lg
  • 2 lg
    egg whites
  • 1 c
    nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1/2 c
    pistachio nuts, chopped (optional)
  • 10 +
    drops green food coloring (optional)
  • 4 oz
    whipped cream cheese
  • 1 (12 oz.) pkg
    frozen, cool-whip, lite or regular, thawed
  • 1 (4-serv. pkg
    pistachio, sugar-free, fat-free, pudding/pie filling mix, (dry)
  • 1/4 c
    pistachio nuts, chopped (if desired)
  • a few
    drops green food coloring (optional)
  • 1 - 2 Tbsp
    skim milk (if needed)

How To Make awesome pistachio cake/frosting-diabetic friendly

  • 1
    PREHEAT: Oven to 325 to 350 degrees F. (oven temps. vary). COAT: 9x13x2-inch cake pan or desired pan with 'Bakers Joy' nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2
    IN: Large mixing bowl, beat together all CAKE ingredients. TRANSFER: Batter into prepared pan. BAKE: 30 to 35 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean. DO NOT OVERBAKE. COOL: 10 minutes and invert onto serving plate. COMPLETELY COOL: And frost cake. GARNISH: With chopped pistachios, if desired. COVER: And refrigerate until serving. STORE: Leftovers in cake taker in refrigerator. ENJOY!
  • 3
    FROSTING: IN: Medium mixing bowl, mix whipped cream cheese and thawed lite cool-whip until well combined and creamy. ADD: Package of instant pudding mix slowly until well combined, add small amt. of skim milk if needed to thin icing down a bit if too thick and add green food coloring if desired. SPREAD: On cooled cake and garnish with nuts if desired or decorate as desired. **(Makes a beautiful birthday, St. Patricks Day or Easter cake...) ENJOY! **REFRIGERATE COVERED.

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