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Low-Fat Gingerbread Cake

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Low-Fat Gingerbread Cake

Low-Fat Gingerbread Cake

This low-fat cake is made with whole-grain flour and provides both nutrition and that delicious gingerbread taste.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups whole-wheat pastry flour*
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat an 8-inch square baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Combine flour, ginger, cinnamon and baking soda in a small bowl. In a large bowl, stir together sugar, buttermilk, oil, molasses and egg. Add flour mixture to wet ingredients and stir well. Pour into baking pan and bake for 25 minutes.

* Whole-wheat pastry flour can be found in the baking aisle of most supermarkets. It gives the benefit of whole-grain without the heavy taste. Also look for white whole wheat.

Yield

16 Squares

Nutritional Information

Calories: 128
Carbohydrate: 21g
Protein: 1.7g
Fat: 4g
Cholesterol: 13mg
Sodium: 55mg
Fiber: 1g

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