Everyday Cake

Diet types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Suzette from Louisiana.

Portions: 12

Serving size: 1/12 cake


  • 1/3 cup Splenda® No Calorie sweetener granulated 
  • 1-1/4 cups self-rising white flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons applesauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup Splenda® brown sugar blend
  • 3 tablespoons margarine


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Mix Splenda®, 1 cup flour and nutmeg.
  3. Add milk, egg and applesauce. Mix well.
  4. Pour batter into a 9” x 9” greased baking dish.
  5. In a small bowl mix 1/4 cup flour, cinnamon, brown sugar Splenda® and melted margarine.
  6. Spoon topping over batter.
  7. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown.

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  90
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  13 g
  • Fat  3 g
  • Cholesterol  18 mg
  • Sodium  175 mg
  • Potassium  47 mg
  • Phosphorus  95 mg
  • Calcium  60 mg
  • Fiber  0.4 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1/2 fat 

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Substitute unenriched rice milk for low-fat milk if desired.
  • Self-rising flour contains salt and baking powder. To make your own add 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1-1/2 teaspoon baking powder to each cup of all purpose flour.

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3 Comments | Average User Rating:
Everyday Cake

I will not make this cake again.

Mar. 04, 2013, 12:15 PM - Inappropriate review?
Everyday Cake
jesnyder says:

I typically love the recipes on davita.com, but this one was pretty dissapointing. I made it twice thinking I had made a mistake - unfortunately not the case. Perhaps it was because I made cupcakes instead of cake - came out very gummy, stuck to wrappers, and didn't look very appealing at all.

Mar. 17, 2010, 2:59 PM - Inappropriate review?
Everyday Cake
modocca says:

This is an easy cake to make and it taste pretty good too.

Jun. 25, 2009, 7:59 PM - Inappropriate review?

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