Citrus Striped Angel Cake

We've trimmed down the ingredient list, calories and fat in this carefree, guilt-free delightful dessert.


  • 1 package (16 ounces) angel food cake mix
  • 1 package (0.3 ounce) sugar-free orange gelatin
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 2 cups thawed, frozen light whipped topping
  • 1   orange (optional)
  • 1/2   pint raspberries (optional)
  •  Fresh mint leaves (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Pour batter into ungreased Rectangular Baker, spreading evenly. Bake on center rack in oven 35-40 minutes or until top is golden brown and cracks feel dry and not stick. (Cake should be firm to the touch; do not underbake.) Carefully turn Baker upside down onto Stackable Cooling Rack; cool 45 minutes. (Do not remove cake from Baker.)

  2. Using Nylon Fork or metal skewer, poke holes in cake about 1 1/2 inches deep and 1/2 inch apart.

  3. Place gelatin in Small Batter Bowl. Pour boiling water into gelatin; stir about 2 minutes or until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water. Slowly pour gelatin evenly over cake. Refrigerate 3 hours.

  4. Frost cake with whipped topping using Large Spreader. Cut into squares. Garnish each serving with orange slice, orange zest, raspberries and mint leaves, if desired.


  • 15  servings

Nutrients per serving:

Calories 140, Total Fat 1 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Carbohydrate 28 g, Protein 3 g, Sodium 240 mg, Fiber 0 g

U.S. Diabetic exchanges per serving:

1 starch, 1 fruit (2 carb)

Cook's Tips:

To make holes in cake 1 1/2 inches deep, wrap a piece of transparent tape around tines of the Nylon Fork, 1 1/2 inches from ends of tines. Insert fork in cake just to the edge of the tape.

For a pretty garnish, use the Zester/Scorer to zest the orange before cutting it into slices. Starting at the stem end, firmly draw the Zester/Scorer down along the skin of the orange to create long strips of peel. Repeat around whole orange, then cut orange crosswise into 8 slices. Cut slices in half.

To cut easily through angel food cake, use a gentle sawing motion with the Bread Knife.

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