Holiday Gingerbread

Holiday Gingerbread

(makes 16 servings)

1/4 cup light olive oil
1 large egg
1 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/4 cup molasses
1 medium carrot, peeled and shredded (about 1/2 cup)
1 1/2 cups cake flour
1/2 cup Splenda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
2 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
2 tsp. ground cinnamon

Serving size: 1 (3- x 2-inch) piece
Preparation time: 13 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes

1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Coat a 9- x 13-inch pan with cooking spray. In a medium bowl, combine the oil, egg, buttermilk, molasses, and shredded carrot and mix well.
2. In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Add the olive oil-molasses mixture to the dry ingredients. Mix gently. Do not overbeat.
3. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 25 minutes. Cut into 16 squares and serve warm.

Nutrition facts per serving
Carbohydrate exchanges 1
Fat exchanges 1
Amount per serving
Calories 110
Calories from Fat 35
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Sodium 185 mg
Total Carbohydrate 16 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 5 g
Protein 2 g

Recipe obtained from Diabetes Forecast

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  1. Yum! Definitely want to try this!

  2. I’ll share this great recipe with my sister! Thank you!

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