University of Illinois Extension

Recipes for Diabetes - University of Illinois Extension


1 package yellow cake mix
1 package (.3 ounces)sugar-free orange gelatin
1/3 cup water
6 ounces non-fat orange yogurt
3 eggs
1 cup hot water
“Lite” whipped topping (2 tablespoons serving)
1 small can mandarin oranges
Cooking spray


  1. Spray a 13 x 9 inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. Combine cake mix, 1 teaspoon gelatin, 1/3 cup water, yogurt, and eggs. Beat at low speed until moistened, then at high speed for 2 minutes. Pour into prepared pan.
  3. Bake at 350° for 30 to 40 minutes. Cool cake in pan for 15 minutes.
  4. Combine hot water and remaining gelatin. Prick cake with a fork at half-inch intervals. Pour gelatin evenly over cake.
  5. Chill. Serve with 2 tablespoons whipped topping and two slices of mandarin oranges.
Total time: 1 hour
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Chill time: Chill
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories 209 Calories from Fat 36
Total Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 53 mg
Sodium 312 mg
Carbohydrate 38 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 4 g
Exchange 2 starch, 1 fat
Carbohydrate Units 2

Print 3x5 Recipe Card
Print 4x6 Recipe Card