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Honey Spice Snack Cake

 Honey Spice Snack Cake
Our Test Kitchen staff relied on ground cloves, applesauce and honey to give this scrumptious spice cake its down-home goodness. The light airy treat is sprinkled with a little confectioners' sugar.
12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/2 teaspoon confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Whisk the egg,
  • applesauce, oil and honey. Stir into dry ingredients just until
  • moistened. Fold in walnuts.
  • Pour into a 9-in. square baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake
  • at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the
  • center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Dust with
  • confectioners' sugar. Yield: 12 servings.

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Honey Spice Snack Cake (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 181 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 172 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.