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Holiday Gingerbread

Per Serving

Holiday Gingerbread

Makes: 16
Serving Size: 1 (3- x 2-inch) piece
Calories 110
Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 16 g
Fiber 1 g
Sugars 5 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Sodium 185 mg
Protein 2 g
Choices: Carbohydrate 1, Fat 1
  • Makes: 16
  • Serving Size: 1 (3- x 2-inch) piece
  • Preparation Time: 13 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 25 minutes


1/4 cup light olive oil
1 large egg
1 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/4 cup molasses
1 med. carrot, peeled and shredded (about 1/2 cup)
1 1/2 cups cake flour
1/2 cup Splenda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
2 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
2 tsp. ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Coat a 9- x 13-inch pan with cooking spray. In a medium bowl, combine the oil, egg, buttermilk, molasses, and shredded carrot and mix well.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Add the olive oil-molasses mixture to the dry ingredients. Mix gently. Do not overbeat.
  3. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 25 minutes. Cut into 16 squares and serve warm.

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