Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  240
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  42 g
  • Fat  7 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  242 mg
  • Potassium  53 mg
  • Phosphorus  80 mg
  • Calcium  24 mg
  • Fiber  0.2 g

Key Lime Pie Poke Cake

DaVita renal dietitian Miriam from Arizona shares her kidney-friendly recipe for Key Lime Pie Poke Cake, a delicious gooey cake that surprises your taste buds with its distinctive key lime filling.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis


Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Miriam from Arizona.

Portions: 20     Serving size: 1 piece

Ingredients

  • 1 small box vanilla pudding mix
  • 1-1/2 cups unenriched rice milk
  • 1/2 cup key lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 4 drops yellow food coloring
  • 1 drop green food coloring
  • 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® White Cake Mix
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil       
  • 12 ounces Betty Crocker® Whipped Vanilla Frosting

Preparation

  1.  In a medium pan, combine pudding mix, rice milk, lime zest and food coloring. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened. Refrigerate to chill.
  2. Heat oven to 350° F (325° F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom only of a 9" x 13" baking pan with baking flour.
  3. In a large bowl, beat cake mix, water, egg whites and oil with an electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
  4. Bake for 25 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes. With handle of wooden spoon (1/4" to 1/2" diameter), poke holes almost to bottom of cake every 1/2 inch, wiping spoon handle occasionally to reduce sticking.
  5. Remove pudding mixture from refrigerator and set aside 1-1/2 cups to add to icing. Pour remaining filling mixture over cake. Spread over cake surface, working back and forth to fill holes. Some filling should remain on the top of the cake. Refrigerate for one hour.
  6. Mix frosting and reserved filling in a bowl and whip together. Frost cake and garnish with lime peel.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1 fat
  • 1 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices

3

Helpful hints

  • In addition to grated lime peel you can garnish with fresh strawberries, lemon leaves and key lime slices.
  • Store cake loosely covered in the refrigerator.
  • If baking spray is unavailable, grease bottom of pan with oil or cooking spray and dust with flour.
  • Instant pudding mix is very high in phosphorus. Do not substitute.
 

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Key Lime Pie Poke Cake

MGD2Lite says:

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Step 3 of this recipe says : "beat cake mix, water, eggs, egg whites and oil with an electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds"...I don't see in the ingredients list ANY additional eggs...yet they are in the directions...clarification please...also...WHO makes or where can you find UNenriched Rice milk? every HEB and Wal-Mart in Waco Texas only carries 'enriched' rice dream in the refrigerated section...is this a shelf safe rice milk i should be looking for or what? would love to make this but don't wanna mess it up...what about this new Coconut milk thats out now? i can find it... Moderator comment: My error--the eggs were replaced with egg whites to reduce phosphorus so the corrected recipe calls for 4 egg whites and no additional eggs. Look for unenriched rice milk in the shelf stable package. One of the most widely available brands of unenriched rice milk is Rice Dream.

Jun. 08, 2012, 1:14 PM - Inappropriate review?

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