Thursday, March 6, 2008

Celebration Cake

This is one of my favorite Weight Watcher dessert recipes. It's a light and yummy cake- perfect for spring!

1 box yellow cake mix (I buy the Pillsbury low sugar kind but a regular one will work)
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
3 eggs or the equivalent amount of egg beaters
1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges in juice

1 (8 ounce) container Fat Free Cool Whip
1 small box sugar free vanilla instant pudding mix
1 (15.5 ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix together all cake ingredients till well combined. Spray a 9 x 13 inch pan with cooking spray. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 30-40 minutes. Cool completely. In large bowl mix all frosting ingredients together. Spread icing on cooled cake and refrigerate.

TIP OF THE DAY: For recipes that call for unsweetened applesauce, instead of buying a jar- that will take up space in the fridge and go bad before I can use it all, I buy the little serving sized tubs of unsweetened applesauce and store them in the pantry.

Tomorrow's Daily Special: Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies