Because it’s made with whole-wheat flour, this tasty gingerbread cake is nutritious and low in fat.
This low-fat cake is made with whole-grain flour and provides both nutrition and that delicious gingerbread taste.
Nonstick cooking spray
1 1/4 cups whole-wheat pastry flour*
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/4 cup canola oil
1/2 cup molasses
1 large egg, lightly beaten
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat an 8-inch square baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Combine flour, ginger, cinnamon and baking soda in a small bowl. In a large bowl, stir together sugar, buttermilk, oil, molasses and egg. Add flour mixture to wet ingredients and stir well. Pour into baking pan and bake for 25 minutes.
*Whole-wheat pastry flour can be found in the baking aisle of most supermarkets. It gives the benefit of whole-grain without the heavy taste. Also look for white whole wheat.