Diabetic Cake Mix Recipes

When it comes to baking mixes, you don't have to feel boxed in. Break the mold with these creative and easy sugar-free cake, brownie, and pudding mix recipes.

Bake Outside the Box

Baking mixes are quick and easy when you need dessert in a pinch, but that doesn’t mean you have to commit to the instructions on the back of the box -- especially if you’re on a diabetes meal plan. Mix it up with one of these creative recipes that start with a simple baking mix and end with a delicious, diabetic dessert.

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Chocolate Java Ice Cream Cookies

Sugar-free ice cream nestles between two irresistible mocha cookies in this recipe that begins with a package of sugar-free devil's food cake mix. Sure to be a new family favorite, the yummy twist on an ice cream sandwich boasts only 127 calories per serving.

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Plum Pudding Cookies

Use lemon-flavor instant pudding mix to make low-carb cookies packed with healthful dried plums and toasted almonds. Cut 6 calories and 2 grams of carb when you make it with a sugar substitute.

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Bananas Foster Pudding Cups

Fresh fruit and nuts boost the nutrients in this light dessert recipe that features sugar-free instant pudding mix, bananas, and chopped pecans. The best part? This recipe is almost as simple as the mix instructions.

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Apricot-Ginger-Glazed Pumpkin Snack Cake

Featuring a simple sugar-free yellow cake mix, this recipe gets its warm flavor from a combination of pumpkin, cinnamon, and nutmeg. An apricot-ginger glaze and sprinkling of almonds pull the easy dessert together.

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Fresh Berries and Kiwi Icebox Pie

Believe it or not, this fresh-fruit pie begins as a yellow cake mix, and it takes just 20 minutes to put together. Our recipe uses light cream cheese, fat-free whipped dessert topping, and fresh berries and kiwifruit for a healthful diabetic dessert you’re sure to enjoy.

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Peach-Cranberry Coffee Cake

Put a breakfast spin on a yellow cake mix. Starring fresh peaches, dried cranberries, and wheat bran, this company-worthy coffee cake is hearty and tasty. The streusel topping can be made with a sugar substitute to cut almost 10 calories per serving.

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Pineapple-Cherry Cake Cobbler

Pineapple, pear, and cherries transform this sugar-free yellow cake mix into a more healthful diabetic dessert. Choose a sugar substitute to trim a few calories from each serving.

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Brownies on a Stick

A sugar-free brownie mix provides the base for these fun brownie pops. Frost the brownies with a mixture of sugar-free caramel ice cream topping and fat-free whipped dessert topping.

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Strawberry Fudge Brownies

This recipe uses unsweetened applesauce as an oil substitute and adds fresh strawberries to make a brownie mix more healthful and diabetes-friendly. 

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