Recipe: Greek Yogurt Cinnamon Coffee Cake


Although this recipe calls for cake mix, it is anything but unhealthy! The batter is made using non-fat plain Greek yogurt and unsweetened applesauce. The almond flour has a compelling amount of vitamins, minerals and other phytonutrients. But fret not, the globs of golden brown sugar and cinnamon still top this delicious treat at only 110 calories per serving!


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Recipe: Greek Yogurt Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20-25 minutes
Yield: 12 servings
Serving size: 1/12 of coffee cake


  • 1 (9-ounce) yellow cake mix
  • ½ cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 3 tbsp unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tbsp almond flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp Stevia
  • 1½ tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly coat an 8" x 8" baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  2. To make the coffee cake topping: in a small bowl, stir together the Stevia, brown sugar and cinnamon, mix well. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix dry cake mix, yogurt, water, egg whites, applesauce, almond flour, salt and vanilla until smooth. Pour coffee cake batter into baking dish.
  4. Lightly sprinkle ⅛ cup of the coffee cake topping over the coffee cake batter. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until top is golden.
  5. Sprinkle cake with remaining sugar topping. Let cool for 10 minutes.

Nutrition Information
Per Serving (1/12 of coffee cake):
Calories: 111
Fat: 3g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 347mg
Carbohydrates: 21g
Fiber: 1g
Sugar 14g
Protein: 3g
WWP+: 3
SmartPoints: 5