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Pistachio Dream Cake

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This sugar-free dessert has a uniquely pistachio taste and is so colorful at Christmas.

Ingredients

1 box (18-1/4 ounces) light yellow cake mix
1 box (1 ounce) instant sugar-free pistachio pudding mix
1 container (8 ounces) nonfat plain yogurt
3 egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup diet lemon-lime soda
Frosting
1-1/3 cups skim milk
1 package (1 ounce) instant sugar-free pistachio pudding mix
2 cups light whipped topping

Instructions

In a mixing bowl, combine dry cake and pudding mixes, yogurt, egg whites and vanilla. Beat on low speed for 1 minute. Gradually beat in lemon-lime soda. Pour into a 13x9-inch baking pan coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool. To make frosting, combine milk, and dry pudding. Beat on low 2 minutes. Fold in whipped topping. Spread over cake. Store in refrigerator.

Pat Majeski
Prophetstown



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