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
4 votes
8883 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
7669 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
4103 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
646 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
1536 views
Glazed Apricot, Orange, Lemon Bundt Cake

Glazed Apricot, Orange, Lemon Bundt Cake

Many recipes of glazed cakes are out there to be enjoyed. Try this one. It is quick, easy and delicious. Has…

J. Gino Genovesi
Mar 2014
Professional
2 votes
3865 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
1454 views
Texas Sheetcake for a Large Group

Texas Sheetcake for a Large Group

Nice one-layer cake that will feed 20 or more. Make the cake from scratch, but use canned frosting.…

myra byanka
Sep 2013
Professional
1 vote
805 views
Banana Nut Cake with Black Walnut Frosting

Banana Nut Cake with Black Walnut Frosting

Can't believe my history of baking this cake but it's true! Nearly 50 years ago I begged a school cafeteria…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2011
Professional
1 vote
962 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
2393 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
1477 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
961 views
Zucchini Chocolate Cake - Solar Baked! with conventional oven option

Zucchini Chocolate Cake - Solar Baked! with conventional oven option

One of my absolute favorites and most requested cake recipes is this yummy…

Salad Foodie
Jul 2012
Professional
2 votes
584 views
Zucchini Chocolate Cake

Zucchini Chocolate Cake

If there's a most-requested recipe for my year this would be it. Mini-chocolate chips and chopped pecans serve as the "frosting" for this cake. I…

Salad Foodie
Sep 2011
Professional
3 votes
1007 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
1584 views