Alice's Lower Fat Heavenly Cake
Prep: 20 min, Cook: 30 min.
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1-1/4 cups unsweetened crushed pineapple, with juice, pureed
- 1 cup all purpose flour
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 1/2 cup walnuts, finely ground
Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter and flour one 9 inch baking pan and set aside.
Combine eggs, sugar, and vanilla in a deep mixing bowl. Beat with electric mixer on high speed until light in texture. Add pineapple and mix thoroughly. Add flour, baking soda, and ground walnuts and mix until combined. Do not overmix. Pour into prepared baking pan. Bake 30 minutes, or until tester comes out clean when inserted in center. Cool on wire racks 15 minutes before removing from pan.
To make in food processor: Chop walnuts in food processor until finely ground and transfer to another bowl. Add pinneapple, eggs, vanilla, and sugar to food processor and blend for 30 seconds until pureed. Add flour, baking soda and ground walnuts. Pulse for 10 seconds for 3 times. Scrape down sides of bowl and pulse again until just combined. Transfer to prepared pan.
This recipe serves 8 people. Due to the nature of this recipe, it adjusts the number of servings in multiples of 8 only.
Per serving: calories 218, fat 5.7g, 22% calories from fat, cholesterol 23mg, protein 3.4g, carbohydrates 40.6g, fiber 1.1g, sugar 28.4g, sodium 66mg, diet points 5.1.
Dietary Exchanges: Milk: 0.0, Vegetable: 0.0, Fruit: 0.2, Bread: 0.8, Lean meat: 0.2, Fat: 0.8, Sugar: 1.5, Very lean meat protein: 0.0
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