Diabetic Cake Mix Recipes

Diabetic cake recipe

Making desserts with diabetic cake mix recipes allows you to enjoy the sweet tastes you love while keeping your diabetes under control.

Diabetes and Desserts

Many people with diabetes still want to indulge in a sweet treat occasionally. There are numerous diabetic dessert recipes available online and in diabetic cookbooks.

By adapting cake mix recipes or using special low sugar cake mixes, it is easy to create delicious diabetic cakes and cookies that everyone will enjoy. Following your diabetic diet plan and substituting dessert for other carbohydrates in the plan keeps your blood sugar levels normal. If you follow the diabetic exchange system, remember to count the sweets toward your daily exchange - 15 grams of carbohydrates equal one starch exchange.

Diabetic Cake Mix Recipes

Try these great recipes and enjoy the mouth-watering results.

Diet Soda Cake

This cake is simple to make and tastes delicious. The only ingredients needed are a cake mix and a can of diet soda. Have fun with this by experimenting with different flavors of cake mix and diet soda.

  • Yellow Cake
    • Preheat oven according to the directions on the cake mix package
    • Empty one 18.5 ounce package cake mix into a bowl
    • Add one can diet 7 Up soda (12 ounces)
    • Mix the ingredients together
    • Spray a 13x9 inch with a cooking spray
    • Pour the cake batter into the pan
    • Bake following the directions on the cake mix box
  • Tips for Making a Diet Soda Cake
    • Depending on the brand of the cake mix baking times will vary
    • The carbonation in the soda makes the cake expand
    • Diet soda cakes make great cupcakes
    • For a moister cake add two egg whites to the ingredients
    • Top with fat free whipped topping
  • Flavor Variations
    • Chocolate cake mix and Diet Coke
    • Vanilla cake mix and diet orange
    • Spice cake and diet root beer
    • Vanilla cake mix and diet root beer
    • Pineapple cake and diet 7 Up
  • Nutritional Information: Make sure to follow the nutritional and serving size information on the cake mix box. Use the column for the cake mix alone, not the one for the prepared cake mix. For example, the following is the nutritional information for a Betty Crocker Super Moist Chocolate Devils Food cake mix:
    • Serving size - 12
    • Calories per serving - 170
    • Carbohydrates per serving - 33

Pineapple Angel Food Cake

A delicious, light and fluffy pineapple angel food cake that is quick and easy to make.

  • Preheat oven according to package directions
  • Empty one 18.5 ounce package angel food cake mix into a bowl
  • Add one can crushed pineapple - eight ounce size
  • Add one teaspoon pineapple or vanilla extract
  • Mix all together
  • Spray a 13x9 inch with a cooking spray
  • Pour the cake batter into the pan
  • Bake following the directions on the cake mix box. The cake is done when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean

Reduced Sugar Cake Mixes

Many diabetics prefer using cake mixes that have reduced sugar content. These cake mixes are available in supermarkets or online. Although most of these cake mixes do have a reduced sugar content, their carbohydrate content remains almost the same.

The following websites offer low sugar cake and cookie mixes.

Resources for Diabetic Recipes for Cakes

The following resources provide many excellent diabetic recipes:


Diabetic cake mix recipes are a great way to make delicious sweet desserts the entire family will enjoy.

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Diabetic Cake Mix Recipes