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This low-fat cake is made with whole-grain flour and provides both nutrition and that delicious gingerbread taste.
• 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 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.