This low-calorie cake gets its festive flavor from molasses, cinnamon, ginger and ground cloves. Serve it for dessert at the holidays.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and cloves; set aside.

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  • In a large bowl, whisk together oil and sugar until combined. Add the cold water, molasses and eggs; whisk until combined. Add reserved flour mixture all at once to water mixture, whisking just until smooth. Pour into prepared pan.

  • Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack. If desired, sprinkle with powdered sugar and garnish with edible flowers.

Tips

Tip: If using sugar substitutes, choose Splenda(R) Sugar Blend for Baking. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1/4 cup sugar. If using sugar substitute, bake cake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Nutrition per serving with substitute: Same as below, except 81 calories, 12 g carbohydrate.

Nutrition Facts

83.2 calories; protein 1.2g 2% DV; carbohydrates 12.5g 4% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 0.3g 1% DV; sugars 4.9g; fat 3.2g 5% DV; saturated fat 0.2g 1% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 43.2IU 1% DV; vitamin cmg; folate -1mcg; calcium 19.5mg 2% DV; iron 0.8mg 4% DV; magnesium 17.1mg 6% DV; potassium 104.7mg 3% DV; sodium 54.2mg 2% DV.

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Rating: 5 stars
04/04/2019
Just made this I haven't tasted it yet but it looks and smells amazing. The cake was surprisingly easy to bake and the cook time was perfect! 100% recommend! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
11/28/2018
I made this yesterday and it was delicious and my family loved it! I will definitely make this again. Thank you and Happy Holidays! Read More