Sunday, April 24, 2011

Low-Point Mt. Dew Cake



OH! MY! GOSH! What an amazingly delicious cake and I'm not saying that just because I'm a fan of Mt. Dew! Although it doesn't taste like you're drinking a glass of Mt. Dew, this cake recipe is "melt-in-your-mouth" fantastic!!! The only thing that made this cake even more divine is the icing. Just... WOW! Do yourself a favor and make this recipe soon.


Low-Point Mt. Dew Cake
Ingredients:
- 1 box yellow cake mix
- 1 small box sugar-free fat-free instant vanilla pudding
- 1/3 cup cooking oil
- 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 10 oz. Mt. Dew (not diet)
- 1 tsp. orange extract
- 4 eggs
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix dry cake mix and dry pudding mix. Add cooking oil, applesauce, Mt. Dew, and orange extract. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Pour batter into a floured 9-inch x 13-inch baking dish and bake for 30 to 35 minutes (or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the middle). If you'd like a printer-friendly version of this recipe, Click Here.


Icing Ingredients:
- 1 cup Splenda
- 1/2 cup butter
- 3 Tbs flour
- 8 oz. crushed pineapple, undrained
- 2 oz. Mt. Dew
Mix splenda and flour in a sauce pan. Add butter and pineapple and cook over medium-high heat until slightly thickened. Add Mt. Dew and mix well. After mixture is thickened, spread on hot cake.
Total servings - 20
Serving size - 1
Points per serving - 3.7 (without icing); 4.7 (with icing)


"A smile is a lighting system of the face, a cooling system of the head, and a heating system of the heart." - Anonymous