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Sugar-Free Yellow Birthday Cake Recipe

Moist and yellow, sweet and mellow. This cake has 21% fewer calories* and 92% less sugar* per serving than the full-sugar version. Makes one 9” x 13” layer cake or two 9” round cakes. Makes 16 servings.

Serving size

1 piece (57g)


150 Calories


  • 1 cup (240mL) + 2 Tbsp (30mL) Truvia Sweet Complete Granulated All-Purpose Sweetener

  • 1 cup (240mL) cake flour

  • 1 Tbsp (15mL) baking powder

  • ¼ cup (60mL) instant mashed potato flakes

  • 10 Tbsp (150mL) butter, softened

  • 2 eggs**

  • 2 egg yolk

  • 34 cup (180mL) skim milk

  • 12 tsp (3mL) vanilla extract

**Please remember to wash hands, utensils, equipment, and work surfaces with hot, soapy water before and after they come in contact with raw egg.


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 175° C (350° F). Grease and lightly flour 2 nine-inch pans or a 9" x 13" pan.

  • 2.

    Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl and mix.

  • 3.

    Add butter to dry ingredients and mix on low speed for 1–2 minutes.

  • 4.

    Add 1 egg, mix for 30 seconds at low speed and 1 minute at medium speed. Scrape bowl and repeat with rest of eggs and yolks until well blended.

  • 5.

    Slowly add milk and vanilla extract, mix for 1 minute at low speed then 1 minute at medium speed.

  • 6.

    Bake 9" pans for 26-28 minutes (slightly longer for 9" x 13" pan) just to the point when a pick comes out clean.

  • 7.

    Cool for at least 15 minutes before removing from pan.

  • 8.

    Add frosting or topping if desired.

  • 9.

    Store leftover in a sealed container.

Topping Suggestion:

*This cake has 150 calories and <1 gram of sugar per serving as compared to 190 calories and 13 grams of sugar per serving in the full-sugar version.

Nutrition Per Serving

Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Choelsterol 65mg
Sodium 340mg
Total Carbohydrate 24g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Total Sugars <1g
Erythritol 8g
Protein 3g
Vitamin D 0% DV
Calcium 2% DV
Iron 4% DV
Potassium 0% DV