Sugar free cake made with Splenda

Basic Yellow Cake – Splenda


  • 1/4 cup softened butter
  • 2/3 cup granular splenda
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/3 cup 1% milk
  • 1/3 cup pineapple or apple juice


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Coat an 8″ round cake pan with cooking spray. Cream butter & splenda. Beat in egg & vanilla. Sift dry ingredients together in a small bowl, then alternate liquid with dry ingredients into butter mixture. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake 25-30 minutes or until done.

8 servings, 140 calories each with 17 net grams carbs and 6 fat grams (1.5 saturated). Diabetic exchange = 1 carb, 1 fat


nicksmom Says... 2010-03-06 21:42:57

can this recipe easily be doubled for a 10 inch cake?

NJhomemade Says... 2010-07-18 13:17:43

Ok, this recipe sounds cool, but pineapple & apple juice, you used for what?

PeaceCakes Says... 2010-09-05 12:42:24

I would imagine that pineapple/apple juices would ADD sugar, not decrease it. Perhaps water and pineapple extract should be used?

pinkbutterfly Says... 2011-02-15 20:04:33

I made this recipe for my diabetic parents with a little twist. I wasn't comfortable with the fruit juice, so I omitted it and added an additonal 1/3 c of milk. I also added a small package of sugar free strawberry jello mix. The batter was thicker than what I am used to but it worked out fine. Maybe next time, I will mix 1/3 cup of water with jello and then add to batter. I baked it in a heart shaped pan for Valentine's day and topped it with the sugar free whipped cream recipe found on this site. They both enjoyed it very much. Thank you for the recipe!!

Joanie_79 Says... 2011-03-02 16:17:32

<1>@Pinkbutterfly...I also made this recipe and followed your advice and added a package of sugar free jello as well, I did water the jello mix down with 1/3 cup of water and it worked wonderfully! In addition I used the sugar-free whipped cream frosting and added an additional package of pudding, which made the frosting stable enough to decorate with! Thank You for the Recipe!!!

shell1968 Says... 2011-05-09 12:00:46

I'm hoping to try this with Chocolate sugar-free pudding mix...I'll see if it works out.

brenda333 Says... 2011-06-26 04:51:22

I am looking for a plain white cake with white icing, all made with splenda. Any suggestions? Thanks!


shanter Says... 2011-07-13 14:34:29

Just FYI: Splenda lets you use less sugar but it is not sugar-free. Sugar is a generic term for different types of sugars:such as maltose, dextrose, fructose, glucose, sucrose, etc. All of these raise blood sugar levels, so are to be used sparingly in recipes for diabetics.--Not that this is called a diabetic recipe, I'm just sayin'.......

cakesNcocktails Says... 2012-04-19 08:02:47

this came out great!! instead of the fruit juice, i substituted 1/3 cup of natural, unsweetened applesauce. the cake was very moist & and not too dense. my diabetic co-workers were thrilled to finally try some of my cupcakes :)

indira21 Says... 2012-06-02 10:13:18

Awesome, I put 1/3 blend splenda (instead of 2/3 granulated splenda) and substitute 1/3 lemon low fat yogurt for apple juice. Very Moist...Jummy!

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