Subtly spiced with cinnamon, ginger, and cloves, each serving of this cake is chock full of chopped apple.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat an 8x8x2-inch baking pan with cooking spray; set aside.

  • In a large bowl, stir together all-purpose flour, white whole-wheat flour, flax-seed meal, baking powder, 3/4 teaspoon of the cinnamon, the baking soda, ginger, salt and cloves. In a medium bowl, combine egg, yogurt, brown sugar, applesauce, oil and molasses. Add egg mixture to flour mixture; stir just until combined. Fold in apple. Spread batter evenly in the prepared baking pan.

  • Bake about 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool slightly on a wire rack.

  • To serve, cut cake into squares. Serve warm. Top each serving with whipped topping and sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon.


Tip: If using a sugar substitute, use Sweet'N Low(R) Brown or Sugar Twin Granulated Brown. Follow package directions to use product amount that's equivalent to 1/3 cup brown sugar. Nutrition Per Serving with Substitute: Same as below, except 162 calories, 21 g carb., 184 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1 1/2 other carb, 1.0 fat. Carb Choices: 1 1/2

Nutrition Facts

193 calories; protein 4g 8% DV; carbohydrates 29g 9% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 2g 8% DV; sugars 13g; fat 7g 11% DV; saturated fat -1g -5% DV; cholesterol 25mg 8% DV; vitamin a iu -1IU; vitamin c -1mg -2% DV; folate -1mcg; calcium -1mg; iron -1mg -6% DV; magnesium -1mg; potassium -1mg; sodium 186mg 7% DV.