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Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 35 mins

A low-fat version of this well-known cake. (From "Lighten Up" by Elaine Magee)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350*F.
  2. Coat 9x13 inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. In a large bowl, prepare cake mix, using egg substitute for 3 eggs called for and the sour cream in place of the oil called for, and adding the amount of water called for on the box.
  4. Pour into prepared baking pan.
  5. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Cool cake in pan for 15 minutes; then pierce the top of the cake with a kitchen fork at 1/2-inch intervals.
  7. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water.
  8. Add cold water.
  9. Carefully pour gelatin mixture over the cake.
  10. Chill for about 3 hours.
  11. Spread Cool Whip over top.
Most Helpful

5 5

Wonderful! Now I know how to make a no fat cake! I used white cake mix with black cherry jello. My kids absolutely loved it. I hate to say it, but I ate two pieces! Thanks for this recipe!

4 5

Pretty good snack type cake. I used a strawberry cake mix and strawberry jello. I cut it into 28 pieces and we ate little pieces for snack. A light cake.