This low-calorie cake gets its festive flavor from molasses, cinnamon, ginger and ground cloves. Serve it for dessert at the holidays. 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 calories; 3.2 g total fat; 0.2 g saturated fat; 54 mg sodium. 105 mg potassium; 12.5 g carbohydrates; 0.3 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 1.2 g protein; 43 IU vitamin a iu; 20 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 17 mg magnesium;

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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