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Best Rhubarb Cake (Healthier Version)

 
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Enjoy this deliciously moist rhubarb cake without feeling guilty at all, and the best of all is that this cake is packed with goodness!

Yield

16

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

55

min

Ready

hrs

Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

¾ cup brown sugar
*
¼ cup sugar
white
1 large eggs
1 cup milk, 1%
or any milk you prefer
*
½ cup vegetable oil
grapeseed oil, or canola oil, or light olive oil
2 tablespoons applesauce
*
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons butter, unsalted
cut into small pieces
1 ½ cups whole-wheat flour
½ cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
ground
1 teaspoon baking soda
teaspoon salt
*
2 cups rhubarb
cut into 1/2-inch slices
*
Topping:
½ cup brown sugar
*
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ cup walnuts
or pecans, chopped

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350℉ (180℃). Well grease a 9 by 9-inch baking pan with butter, and set aside.

In a medium bowl, add the brown sugar, sugar, egg, milk, grape seed oil, applesauce, and vanilla extract.

Whisk until the mixture is well blended. Set aside.

In another large mixing bowl, whisk together the whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, cinnamon and baking soda until well combined.

Pour the liquid mixture into the dry mixture, and mix with a wooden spatula until just incorporated and no dry spot remains.

Fold in the rhubarb until evenly distributed.

Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan, and even the top with the spatula.

Mix the topping ingredients together in a small bowl.

Sprinkle the topping ove the batter.

Bake in the preheated oven for about 55 minutes or until a wooden skewer inserted into the center comes out clean.

Remove from the oven and let cake cool on a wire rack.

Serve warm or at room temperature with whipped cream or ice cream.

The cake tastes delicious on its own. Enjoy!

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments

Carleton Place, Canada
 5 months ago

Is the butter for the topping mixture??

Carleton Place, Canada
 5 months ago

Is the butter for the topping mixture??

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 35g (1.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 16760% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 58mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 5%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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