Orange Pineapple Torte


Classifications: Cakes and Pies

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 18-1/4oz pkg yellow light cake mix

2 1 oz pkgs instant sugar-free vanilla pudding mix, divided

4 egg whites

1 cup water

1/4 cup vegetable oil

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup cold skim milk

1 8 oz carton frozen light whipped topping, thawed

1 20 oz can unsweetened crushed pineapple, well drained

1 11 oz can mandarin oranges, drained & divided

Fresh mint, optional

Instructions: In a mixing bowl, combine cake mix, one package of pudding mix, egg whites, water, oil and baking soda. Beat on low speed for 1 minute; beat on medium for 4 minutes. Pour into two greased and floured 9-in. round cake pans. Bake at 350* for 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pans to a wire rack to cool completely. For filling, combine milk and remaining pudding mix. Whisk for 2 minutes; let stand for 2 minutes. Fold in whipped topping. In a medium bowl, combine 1-1/2 cups pudding mixture with pineapple and half of the oranges. Slice each cake layer in half horizontally. Spread pineapple mixture between the layers. Frost top and sides of cake with remaining pudding mixture. Garnish with remaining oranges and mint if desired.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving equals 2 starch,2 fruit, 2 fat; also, 335 calories, 516 mg sodium, trace cholesterol, 58 gm carbohydrate, 4 gm protein, 9 gm fat.

Serves: 12

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