Our Best Diabetic Cake Recipes
A pecan crown gives this sweet diabetic cake its subtle crunch. To reduce fat while adding moisture, we used cantaloupe. Cut calories and carbs when you make the Bundt cake with a sugar substitute.
Hazelnut Coffee Cake
Featuring a toasted-hazelnut topping and a sweet chocolate swirl, this warm homemade coffee cake is delicious for dessert or breakfast. Plus, the diabetes-friendly cake contains only 23 carb grams per serving.
Apricot-Ginger-Glazed Pumpkin Snack Cake
For a super-simple diabetic dessert, make this moist pumpkin cake. We modified a sugar-free cake mix recipe and created a tasty treat that won’t derail your meal plan.
Nutty Carrot Cake Bars
Fluffy cream cheese frosting is the perfect finishing touch for our healthy carrot cake. To add texture, this low-calorie, low-carb dessert is studded with nuts.
Ginger-Spiced Chocolate Cake
Ginger and chocolate team up to create this irresistible diabetes-friendly cake. Garnish with raspberries and mint leaves for a refreshing contrast to the warm flavors.
Peach-Cranberry Coffee Cake
The addition of fresh peaches and dried cranberries ups the health value of a typical sugar-free cake mix, while a crunchy cinnamon-and-walnut streusel topping makes this fruity coffee cake even more mouthwatering.
Cinnamon, ginger, and cloves warm up this easy apple cake recipe while keeping it at 29 carb grams per serving. Serve with a dollop of whipped topping and a sprinkle of cinnamon!
Mocha Cake with Berries
Instant-coffee powder is the secret ingredient that enhances the chocolate flavor of this low-calorie cake. Top the incredibly moist slices with mixed berries and whipped topping.
Melon Chiffon Cake with Sparkling Fruit
The next time you're hosting a warm-weather gathering, wind up the festivities with this refreshing, irresistible cake and melon combination.
Peanut Butter Blossom Mini Cakes
Your favorite peanut butter cookies have been transformed into low-carb cupcakes. Each mini cupcake boasts 9 grams of carb.
Coconut Cake Balls
These tasty morsels give any store-bought coconut candy a run for its money. Coconut, toasted coconut, and coconut milk make these yellow cake bites burst with the creamy, nutty flavor.
Cranberry-Smothered White Chocolate Pound Cake
The sweet, tarty fruit flavors of cranberry, orange, and kiwi pop with every bite of this dense white chocolate cake. Drizzle a bit of melted white chocolate over the top to create a pretty presentation.
Black Forest Cake Roll
As soon as the cake comes out of the oven, loosen the edges of the cake from the pan with a flat knife and turn it onto a cocoa-coated towel. Rolling the cake in a towel prevents the cake from sticking to itself when rolled, while the cocoa powder prevents the cake from sticking to the towel. The cake roll's luscious filling is made with light cream cheese, light whipped topping, and maraschino cherries.
Orange-Spiced Mini Brownie-Cakes
The citrus in this perfect combination of cake, brownies, and sweet cream sandwiches gives this chocolaty dessert a refreshing twist.
Lemon-Mango Pudding Cake
If you're looking for a dessert that not only tastes amazing but works a little harder for the extra calories, look no further. This citrus-mango cake is packed with antioxidants, vitamin C, and fiber.
Overnight Blueberry Coffee Cake
This breakfast cake is so moist and tender, your brunch guests will never guess it was made without butter. Garnish with a dollop of light whipped dessert topping and a sprinkle of ground ginger.
Red Velvet Cake Balls
Using whole wheat flour, reduced sugar, and low-fat ingredients gives you the velvety cake balls you crave with a carb count that fits your meal plan.
Apple Cake with Hot Coconut Brown Sugar Topping
Make the prep for this warm apple cake even easier by lining the baking pans with foil before baking. The cake will come crumb-free from the pan after broiling the coconut topper.
Two nutrient-rich fruits come together in this simple cake recipe. Baked in a fluted tube pan, the cake gets a touch of sweet elegance from a sprinkle of powdered sugar.
Instead of using carb- and sugar-laden raspberry preserves, this dessert recipe calls for fresh or frozen whole berries to get its refreshing flavor.
Coffee-Chocolate Marble Cake
Replacing a frosting with Coffee Drizzle adds flavor and moistness to this carb-trimmed cake yet keeps the fat and calories in check. Changing to cake flour helps make the cake more tender.
Black Tie Cake
Treat yourself to something decadently delicious -- you can dress up any weeknight meal by serving this chocolate cake topped with chocolate-covered strawberries.
This classic Italian coffee-flavor dessert (pronounced tih-rah-mee-SOO) gets a fabulous new health-conscious lease on life when some of the traditional high-fat ingredients are replaced with fat-free or reduced-fat stand-ins.
Chocolate curls add an extra hint of richness to this elegant dessert. To make the curls, carefully draw a vegetable peeler across the smooth side of a milk chocolate candy bar. Heading to a party? This pretty confection serves 16.
Berry Pudding Cake
The "cake" top bakes while the berries bubble in their own juicy sweetness underneath.
Pineapple Cake with Macadamia-Apricot Topper
When you're in a rush, spoon this tempting nut-and-apricot topper over purchased angel food cake instead of the pineapple cake.
Cherry-Ginger Upside-Down Cake
Cherries take center stage in this elegant upside-down cake that's flavored with both crystallized and ground ginger.
This lemon-frosted cake will add a ray of citrus-flavored sunshine to the end of any meal. Pour some glasses of fat-free milk to go along.
Polka-Dot Angel Cupcakes
The berries are unexpected little bursts of jamlike flavor in these cupcakes. Tender and light, the cupcakes are sure to dazzle.
This hearty oatmeal cake is perfect for dessert or a snack. The applesauce imparts flavor and moisture and replaces some fat, making for a lower-fat cake.
Citrus Angel Cake with Peach and Plum Salsa
This low-sugar angel food cake gets sensational flavor but no additional carbs from shredded citrus peel. Because it skimps on sugar, the cake doesn't rise as high as ones made from more classic recipes.
Diabetic Mango Coffee Cake
No matter whether you serve it for dessert or as part of a brunch menu, this fruity favorite will bring a touch of the tropics to a meal.
Persimmon Streusel Cake
You'll love this streusel cake, no matter the season. Make it with persimmons during the fall and winter months, when the fruit is at its peak.
Tip: Use fresh plums during spring and summer months, when plums are at their juicy best.