By TOOLBELT DIVA on April 04, 2003
Photo by ladypit
Photo by ladypit
"Yield 15 servings Diabetic recipe from the SPLENDA company. Nutritional Information, per serving: Energy: 151 calories; Protein: 3.5 g; Fat: 8.1 g; Carbohydrates: 15.9g. Per serving with glaze: Energy: 167 calories; Protein: 3.5 g; Carbohydrates: 20.0 g. Preparation time does not include 45 minutes cooling."
Serving Size: 1 (72 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 15
"I keep on my kitchen counter a white milk-glass fruit bowl on a pedastal, always filled with lemons. Truth be known, they are there more for color than cooking. But your recipe coaxed me to pull them out, zest them and juice them, and put them in a cake. I am so glad I did. This cake had a lovely texture for me, airy and light, with a wonderful tart flavor. I will confess to using twice the zest, and adding some to the glaze as well. Most things, I think, improve with more zest. Thanks you, friend, for sharing your recipe and my kitchen today. "
"I'm so glad you posted this recipe, Elaine...It fills the "sweet" bill for diabetic DH...Lemony, Sweet, and a good lookin' cake, to boot! He appreciates dessert, every twice in a while. Thanks for sharing...I'll be doing this one again, soon! Laudee"
"I liked this recipe but it didn't have enough lemon flavor for us. I plan on making this again but adding more lemon flavor to it."
"A good solid cake diabetic cake recipe. Really a beautiful cake, with a light lemon flavor and airy texture. As the cake aged it got a little dry but was perked up easily by adding a little glaze (which I did not do to it originally). While not the most diabetic friendly addition, I did find that a tbsp. of Rita L's Lemon Curd (#61278) was divine on top. This is a good solid cake recipe. Thanks Toolie!"
"I followed the directions without changes, but felt this cake didn't have much flavor. I ended up making a powdered sugar icing (which defeated the purpose of being sugar-free and diabetic)just to give it a little more taste. Nextime I might try using more lemons and more lemon zest. "
"I was expecting more lemon flavor from this cake. It just didn't have the fresh tartness that I like in lemon baked goods. Also...one half of the cake fell onto the counter while cooling upside down. This was more do the release of my nonstick bundt pan, but was still disturbing. I couldn't use the cake as planned for a birthday party. I am sorry that this didn't work for us...I will continue to search for a really good diabetically friendly cake."