Cherry Spice Cake

Course : Cakes
Serves: 12
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Ingredients:

1 Can water packed cherries sour
1/2 cup sweet milk (recipe below)
1/2 cup packed dates
1/4 cup light oil
2 large eggs -- separated
3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 3/4 cups whole wheat flour
2 tablespoons lowfat soy flour
2 tablespoons nonfat dry milk powder
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
 

Preparation / Directions:

1. Prepare an 8 inch square cake pan. Oil and flour. 2. Preheat oven to 350 F. 3. Drain water packed cherries. 4. After cherries have drained will, measure 1 cup of them and set aside. 5. In blender puree together 1/2 cup sweet milk with 1/2 cup packed dates. 6. Blend oil, egg yolks and applesauce. Set aside next to cherries. 7. In a small bowl beat 2 egg whites until stiff and set aside. 8. In a large bowl combine flours, dry milk, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices. Stir well. 9. Gradually mix blended liquid ingredients into dry ingredients until well moistened. 10. Gently stir in cherries. 11. Then fold in the egg whites just until combined. 12 Pour batter into the prepared cake pan and bake at 350 F for 50 minutes. 13. Cool cake to room temperature. 14. Refrigerate covered. < could be used served as cupcakes>

 

Nutritional Information:

160 calories, 1 bread, 1 fruit, and 1 fat exchange.


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