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Using a ⅓-cup substitution of applesauce for ⅓-cup vegetable oil and using 6 egg whites instead of three whole eggs eliminates 715 calories and 87 grams of fat in the recipe.


  • 1 box conventional cake mix
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • applesauce to substitute for vegetable oil
  • 6 egg whites
  • water as directed


  1. Oil desired size(s) of pan(s) to prevent sticking.
  2. Mix 1 tablespoon of flour into cake mix.
  3. Proceed with recipe on box, substituting applesauce for oil, and egg whites for whole eggs.
  4. Bake according to package directions.
  5. Cool pan on rack.
  6. Remove cake from pan(s) and garnish with berries or sliced fruit, such as peaches.