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

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

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

Carbohydrate choices


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