Pumpkin Angel Food Cake


  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • 1/8 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 package (16 ounces) one-step angel food cake mix
  • 24 tbsp. reduced-fat whipped topping

  • Directions

    1. In a large bowl, combine the pumpkin, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger.

    2. Prepare cake mix according to package directions.

    3. Fold a fourth of the batter into the pumpkin mixture. Gently fold in the remaining batter.

    4. Gently spoon into an ungreased 10-in. tube pan. Cut through batter with a knife to remove air pockets.

    5. Bake on lowest oven rack at 350 F for 38-44 minutes.

    6. Garnish pieces with whipped topping and a sprinkling of cinnamon.

    Yield: 12 servings

    Calories per serving: 170

    Fat (grams): 1

    Source: Pamela Overton, Charleston, Illinois.

    Prepared by Colleen Bolander, MS, RD

    October 27, 2004