Old-Fashioned Molasses CakeThis old-time spice cake is lower in fat but big on flavor. Serve it warm…
Old-Fashioned Molasses Cake
2 tablespoons reduced-fat butter, softened 1/4 cup sugar 1 large egg, room temperature 1/2 cup molasses 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup hot water 9 tablespoons fat-free whipped topping
In a small bowl, beat butter and sugar until crumbly, about 2 minutes.
Beat in egg.
Beat in molasses.
Combine the flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon and salt; add to butter mixture alternately with water, mixing well after each addition.
Transfer to a 9-in.
square baking pan coated with cooking spray.
Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Cool on a wire rack.
Cut into squares; garnish with whipped topping.
Nutrition Facts 1 slice:
- 148 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 205mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.
Diabetic exchanges; 2 starch, 1/2 fat.