Dessert Recipes

Old-Fashioned Molasses Cake

Old-Fashioned Molasses CakeThis old-time spice cake is lower in fat but big on flavor. Serve it warm…

Old-Fashioned Molasses Cake

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.

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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.

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