3-Ingredient Piña Colada Cake + More Low-Calorie Cake Recipes

Aug 23 2018
This cake recipe has just THREE ingredients and is impossibly fruity and delicious! It’s like a birthday party on a tropical vacation… which basically sounds like the best thing in the world. Make this cake ASAP; no special occasion needed!

Hungry Girl's Healthy 3-Ingredient Piña Colada Cake Recipe

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1/8th of recipe: 166 calories, 2g total fat (1g sat. fat), 262mg sodium, 34g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 20g sugars, 2.5g protein

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Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Cool: 1 hour


1 3/4 cups moist-style yellow cake mix (about 1/2 box), or HG Alternative below

One 8-oz. can crushed pineapple in juice (not drained)

One 5.3-oz. container fat-free or reduced-fat coconut Greek yogurt (like Chobani Coconut Blended Low Fat), or more for topping

Optional toppings: light whipped topping, shredded coconut


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9-inch round cake pan with nonstick spray.

In a large bowl, combine cake mix, (undrained) pineapple, and yogurt. Stir until uniform.

Spread batter into the pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out mostly clean, 25 - 30 minutes.

Let cool completely, about 30 minutes in the pan and 30 minutes out of the pan on a cooling rack.


HG Tip: Mix some light whipped topping with additional coconut yogurt for a super-tasty topping!

HG Alternative: If made with sugar-free cake mix (like the kind by Pillsbury), each serving will have 128 calories and 5g sugars (SmartPoints® value 4* on all plans).

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