Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  245
  • Protein  4 g
  • Carbohydrates  42 g
  • Fat  4 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  99 mg
  • Potassium  142 mg
  • Phosphorus  15 mg
  • Calcium  3 mg
  • Fiber  1.0 g

Pineapple Rum Crème Cake

For your next dessert, try making the yummy and kidney-friendly recipe for Pineapple Rum Crème Cake. DaVita renal dietitian Peggy from Florida shares her recipe for a luscious cake dessert enhanced with rum, crushed pineapple and Cool Whip® dessert topping. This treat is a snap to make, since it starts with a premade angel food cake.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Peggy from Florida.

Portions: 12     Serving size: 1/12 cake


    • 1 angel food cake, 10-inch diameter
    • 16 ounces Cool Whip® frozen dessert topping 
    • 4-1/2 ounces rum
    • 1-1/2 cups crushed pineapple in heavy syrup


    1. Thaw Cool Whip®. Slice cake into 3 even slices lengthwise and place bottom piece on a cake plate.
    2. Using a teaspoon, sprinkle 1/3 of rum over cake. Spread 1 cup Cool Whip over cake, followed by 3/4 cup pineapple and syrup.
    3. Top with middle cake slice and repeat step 2 above.
    4. Place third cake slice on top, repeat rum and spread remaining Cool Whip over cake to cover.
    5. Chill well before serving.
    6. Slice into 12 portions.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 high calorie
  • 1 fruit
  • 1 starch

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Refrigerate Cool Whip® to thaw before preparing recipe
  • Include some heavy syrup with pineapple to moisten the cake.
  • Due to high carbohydrate content, half portion is recommended if you have diabetes.

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Pineapple Rum Crème Cake

jcvan56 says:


This was really easy and very easy. The rum was good and strong, not for children. I wonder if you could mix all the ingredients together and put on the cake.?

Feb. 07, 2014, 12:44 PM - Inappropriate review?

Pineapple Rum Crème Cake



I used Malibu rum which gave the cake a coconut flavor and got great reviews.

May. 14, 2008, 2:07 PM - Inappropriate review?

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