Mocha Coffee Cake

Mocha Coffee Cake

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

A sweet topping of cocoa powder and cinnamon is baked right into this delicious mocha coffee cake.

Ingredients 12 servings

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  • Topping
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter
  • Coffee Cake
  • 1½ cups flour
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar (see Tip)
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon instant espresso coffee powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten, or ½ cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed
  • ½ cup fat-free sour cream or plain lowfat yogurt
  • ¼ cup water
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Preparation

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly coat an 8x8x2-inch or 9x9x2-inch baking pan with cooking spray; set aside.
  2. To prepare Topping: In a small bowl stir together the brown sugar, flour, cocoa powder, and cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; set aside.
  3. To prepare Coffee Cake: In a large bowl stir together flour, brown sugar, cocoa powder, espresso powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture; set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl combine eggs, sour cream, water, canola oil, and vanilla. Add to flour mixture; stir just until combined. Spread batter evenly in prepared pan. Sprinkle evenly with topping.
  5. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Cut into 12 pieces; serve warm.
  • Tip: If using a sugar substitute-sugar blend, we recommend Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to ½ cup brown sugar. Nutrition Facts PerServing with Substitute: Same as below, except 162 cal., 147 mg sodium, 22 g carb. (6 g sugar). Exchanges: 0.5 medium fat protein.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 piece
  • Per serving: 165 calories; 6 g fat(2 g sat); 1 g fiber; 24 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 55 mcg folate; 41 mg cholesterol; 8 g sugars; 127 IU vitamin A; 0 mg vitamin C; 59 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 148 mg sodium; 105 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1 medium-fat protein, 1 starch, ½ fat, ½ other carbohydrate

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