Diabetic Friendly Citrus Mace Pound Cake

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Recipe for Diabetic Friendly Citrus Mace Pound Cake. This doctored low fat cake mix recipe has great flavors from mace, which is similar to nutmeg, and Mandarin oranges.


  • 1 low-fat yellow cake mix, such as Sweet Rewards(r)
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened orange juice
  • 1 - 11 ounces can mandarin oranges, well drained and chunked (reserve liquid)
  • 2/3 cup reserved liquid from mandarin oranges
  • 2 eggs, beaten (or 1/2 cup egg substitute)
  • 1/2 teaspoons mace (or nutmeg)
  • 1 orange, cut in 20 slices
  • nonstick cooking spray


  1. Combine cake mix, orange juice, reserved liquid, eggs and mace in large mixing bowl. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes. Fold in chunked mandarin oranges. Pour into Bundt pan and bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until cake tester inserted in cake comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; invert onto wire rack to cool completely.
  2. Garnish each serving with an orange slice.
  3. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1/2 Fruit, 1/2 Fat