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RECIPE: Diabetic Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Posted by mhudgins (mhudgins@alliancelink.com) on
Fri, Sep 6, 02 at 10:59

Diabetic Chocolate Zucchini Cake

A moist chocolate cake that doesn't need frosting. Make two, one for
now, and one to freeze for later.

(makes 16 servings)

vegetable cooking spray
3 cups (420 g) all-purpose flour
1/2 cup (9.5 g) Sugar Twin Spoonable
1/2 cup (9.5 g) unsweented cocoa powder
1 tablespoon (15 ml) baking powder
2 teaspoons (10 ml) baking soda
2 teaspoons (10 ml) ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon salt
12 tablespoons (150 g) reduced-fat margarine, melted
1/2 cup (120 ml) liquid egg substitute
1/2 cup (115 g) light sour cream
1 cup (240 ml) 2% low-fat milk
2 teaspoons (10 ml) vanilla extract
6 large egg whites, beaten until soft peaks form
3/4 pound (360 g) zucchini, unpeeled, trimmed, and shredded

Preheat oven to 350F (180C), Gas Mark 4. Lightly coat two 8X8-inch
(20X20-cm) metal baking pans with cooking spray.
In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, SugarTwin, cocoa, baking
powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, cream of tartar, and salt.
In a large bowl, beat together the melted margarine, egg substitute,
sour cream, milk, and vanilla. Gradually stir in the sifted dry
ingredients. Mix until smooth. Stir in zucchini and gently fold in
beaten egg whites.
Divide the batter evenly between the prepared pans. Bake for 45 to 55
minutes, until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Completely cool in pan on a wire rack. Wrap and freeze one cake;
refrigerate second cake for up to 3 days.
Per serving: 171 calories (34% calories from fat), 6 g protein, 7 g
total fat (1.9 g saturated fat), 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g dietary
fiber, 4 mg cholesterol, 469 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges: 1 1/2 carbohydrate (1 1/2 bread-starch), 1 fat

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