Serving Size:
1/10 of cake

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


  • 2 tablespoons plain gelatin
  • 4 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 pint heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1 large angel food cake


  1. Soak gelatin in cold water to soften. Add hot water and stir.
  2. Add lemon juice, orange juice and sugar and stir. Put in refrigerator and let stand until it begins to gel.
  3. Whip 1/2-pint heavy cream. Fold into mixture along with 1/2 cup strawberries.
  4. Line a large bowl with wax paper. Break cake in small pieces. Add cake pieces alternately with whipped cream mixture.
  5. Cover and put in refrigerator overnight.
  6. Turn cake over onto a plate and frost with second 1/2-pint of whipped cream. Decorate with additional 1/4 cup fruit.

Helpful hints

  • Purchase a pre-made angel food cake from the grocery store.
  • If made with Splenda instead of sugar the carbohydrate is reduced to 32 grams. Count as 2 carbohydrate choices.
  • Substitute peaches or berries for strawberries.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 354

Protein 4 g

Carbohydrates 44 g

Fat 18 g

Cholesterol 66 mg

Sodium 275 mg

Potassium 145 mg

Phosphorus 147 mg

Calcium 86 mg

Fiber 0.8 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1/2 fruit, medium potassium
  • 1 high calorie
  • 3 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Download Free Kidney-Friendly Cookbooks

Get instant access to recipes and kidney diet tips from DaVita dietitians.


753,730 Downloads So Far!

Kidney Diet Tips Blog

Recipes, tips and news for people on a kidney diet.

More Recipes

More Recipes

Marinated Fresh Vegetables

No cooking is required to create this recipe for Marinated Fresh Vegetables. Just cut up fresh vegetables including broccoli, cauliflower, mushroom, g...


Fruit Salad Slaw

DaVita dietitian Cindy’s act of magic is satisfying her patient’s hunger with delicious, dialysis diet recipe such as her mouthwatering Fruit Salad Sl...


Pineapple-Mint Flavored Water

Water is one of the healthiest beverages for kidney patients--but nobody says it has to be plain and tasteless! Try Pineapple-Mint Flavored Water, one...


Kale Slaw

Kale is one of the most nutritious vegetables. Paired with Brussels sprouts and cranberries in our kidney-friendly Kale Slaw recipe, this dish is boun...


High Protein JELL-O® Cubes

Add more protein in the dialysis diet by mixing JELL-O® and protein powder. A nice alternative to protein shakes, this kidney-friendly recipe for High...


Homemade Almond Milk

Almond milk is a popular milk substitute, even for the kidney diet since the potassium and phosphorus content is low. Homemade Almond Milk is an even ...


Tuna Ceviche

Maria, a DaVita dietitian from Arizona, believes a healthy diet can make the difference in improving quality of life. Her primary goal with patients i...


Southwest Holiday Pasta Salad

Southwestern cooking from the Arizona region has its own vibrant personality, based on Spanish and Mexican influences. Elaine from Arizona put her cul...


Artichoke Relish on Toasted Pita

Artichoke Relish on Toasted Pita will give you crunchy satisfaction. Plus, it's kidney-friendly, easy to make and good for people who have kidney dise...


Write a Comment

Tell Us What You Think

Note: Your username will be displayed for reviews.

All comments will be approved by a DaVita teammate and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive.