North american cakes recipes with 500 or fewer calories added by professional chefs

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THE Bacardi Rum Cake.....adjusted for today's box cake mixes

THE Bacardi Rum Cake.....adjusted for today's box cake mixes

Several years ago Bacardi’s Rum Cake recipe used an 18 ½ ounce cake mix and box of instant vanilla pudding mix.…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2012
Professional
5 votes
9616 views
Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

This recipe has been circulating around the Internet as “Lemon Brownies”,…

Salad Foodie
May 2013
Professional
15 votes
8200 views
Paul's Pumpkin Bars

Paul's Pumpkin Bars

Accountant Paul Rainbow was the featured "He Cooks" in a column of the November 1976 Better Homes and Gardens Magazine. His recipe, Paul's Pumpkin…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2011
Professional
4 votes
1713 views
Pumpkin Pineapple Walnut Cake

Pumpkin Pineapple Walnut Cake

Reminiscent of carrot cake, this recipe lends easily to sweetness modification or whole grain flour substitutions to your tastes. The first time…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2014
Professional
1 vote
123 views
Mrs. Harvey’s White Fruitcake

Mrs. Harvey’s White Fruitcake

Let me say right up front - fruitcake gets a bad rap. My theory is that many object to the darker types, with lots of spice and molasses. Or the…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2011
Professional
1 vote
2589 views
Skinny Pumpkin Coffee Cake, Yum!

Skinny Pumpkin Coffee Cake, Yum!

Everyone will LOVE this super moist, harvest coffee cake! It’s so easy to make since it starts with a cake mix.…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Oct 2013
Professional
1 vote
1712 views
Hummingbird Sheet Cake

Hummingbird Sheet Cake

Southern Living Magazine is credited with first publishing Hummingbird Cake recipe in 1978, submitted by Mrs. L.H. Wiggins of Greensboro, N.C. No…

Salad Foodie
Feb 2012
Professional
1 vote
4355 views
Skinny Fall Apple Cake With Caramel Glaze

Skinny Fall Apple Cake With Caramel Glaze

What a super yummy, easy to make, apple cake. It’s loaded with great fall flavors including tons of apple…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Sep 2013
Professional
1 vote
2804 views
Eggnog and Rum Cake (Cake Mix)

Eggnog and Rum Cake (Cake Mix)

Wonderful holiday cake recipe using cake mix and commercial eggnog.

myra byanka
Dec 2012
Professional
1 vote
1302 views
Angel Food Waldorf Cake

Angel Food Waldorf Cake

A company-best cake recipe with real WOW factor, from my recipe archives. Originally from the Betty Crocker Recipe Card Library (1971) though the…

Salad Foodie
Apr 2014
Professional
1 vote
1196 views
Dazzling, Skinny Chocolate Cherry Bundt Cake

Dazzling, Skinny Chocolate Cherry Bundt Cake

Deep dark chocolate batter embraces chunks of ruby-colored cherries in this elegant cake. The light crimson…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Feb 2012
Professional
2 votes
794 views
Aunt Birdie’s Easy Sour Cream Coffee Cake (Two Versions)

Aunt Birdie’s Easy Sour Cream Coffee Cake (Two Versions)

This recipe brings fond memories of a favorite aunt who was a terrific cook. (My cousin and I used to say the…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2012
Professional
1 vote
1689 views
Top of the Line Banana Nut Bread

Top of the Line Banana Nut Bread

This bread is light and tender yet firm,, and has a mixture of flavors appealing to the taste buds. I began…

J. Gino Genovesi
Apr 2013
Professional
1 vote
1585 views
Strawberry Shortcakes with Whipped Cream

Strawberry Shortcakes with Whipped Cream

Nancy Oakes
May 2010
Professional
2 votes
1034 views
Lemon Poppyseed Pound Cake

Lemon Poppyseed Pound Cake

This cake not only has a silky-smooth dissolving texture similar to the famous Sara Lee pound cake but also the incomparable moist, buttery flavor…

Rose Levy Beranbaum
Aug 2008
Professional
2 votes
6964 views