Makeover Almond Rhubarb Coffee Cake Recipe
- 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 egg
- 1 egg white
- 3/4 cup buttermilk
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
- 1-1/2 cups sliced fresh or frozen rhubarb
- 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted, divided
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons butter, melted
- 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, baking soda and salt. In a small bowl, whisk the egg, egg white, buttermilk, oil and extracts. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in rhubarb and 1/4 cup almonds. Pour into two 9-in. round baking pans coated with cooking spray.
- 2. In a small bowl, combine sugar and butter; stir in the remaining almonds. Sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool on wire racks. Yield: 14 servings.
One serving (1 piece) equals 264 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 295 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 1 fat.
Reviews for Makeover Almond Rhubarb Coffee Cake
"This is one of my favorite way to use my garden rhubarb. I always get compliments, especially from those who appreciate low-fat items."
"Why is healthy always leave out the fat and not the sugar---for those of us who are diabetic this cake does NOT need this much sugar---actually the light version has one more gram of carbohydrates then the regular. This is no help!!"