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Pumpkin Angel Food Cake with Creamy Ginger Filling

Looking for a delicious holiday dessert that won’t add inches to your waistline?  Try EatbetterAmerica.com’s Pumpkin Angel Food Cake with Creamy Ginger Filling!  With only 180 calories and 0 g Fat per serving it really is a guilt free indulgence.  My only critique is that I think the ginger in the cool whip was a little strong.  Of course, we didn’t have the crystallized ginger so we used powdered.  Other than that, it was really good-and lite enough to eat after a large meal!

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Pumpkin Angel Food Cake with Creamy Ginger Filling

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Pumpkin Angel Food Cake with Creamy Ginger Filling By: Jennifer ohsweetbasil.com

Pumpkin Angel Food Cake with Creamy Ginger Filling

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Prep Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 9
With only 180 calories and 0 g Fat per serving it really is a guilt free indulgence.



  • 1 box cake mix white angel food
  • 1 tablespoon flour all purpose
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice or 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 3/8 teaspoon ginger, 1/8 teaspoon allspice or cloves, 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3/4 Cup pumpkin canned, not pumpkin pie mix
  • 1 Cup water cold


  • 8 oz whipped topping fat free
  • 2 tablespoons ginger finely chopped crystallized, or 1 teaspoon powdered


  • Move oven rack to lowest position.
  • Preheat to 350.
  • In extra-large glass or metal bowl, beat all cake ingredients above with an electric mixer on low for 30 sec.
  • Beat on medium speed 1 min.
  • Pour into ungreased 10 inch tube cake pan (bundt pan).
  • Bake 35-47 min, or until crust is dark golden brown & cracks are dry.
  • Immediately turn up-side-down onto heatproof funnel or glass bottle.
  • Let hang about 2 hours or until cake is completely cool.
  • Loosen cake from sides of pan with knife or long spatula.
  • Turn cake upside down onto serving plate.
  • In medium bowl, gently mix whipped topping and ginger.
  • Cut cake horizontally in half to make 2 even layers.
  • Spread half of the filling on bottom layer; replace top of cake. Spread remaining filling on top of cake.
  • Sprinkle with additional pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon-if desired.


store covered, in the refrigerator
Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Angel Food Cake with Creamy Ginger Filling
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 65 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 21mg1%
Potassium 65mg2%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 842IU17%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

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