You can serve your family a delicious old fashioned cake without all the usual sugar. Diabetic cakes are actually very good -- and they are not only for diabetics. These cakes are a healthy alternative to traditional cakes and have just as much flavour.
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Things you need
- 108 g (1/2 cup) margarine
- 2 eggs
- 2 tbsp artificial sweetener
- 1 tbsp vanilla
- 300 g (2 cups) flour
- 2 tsp soda
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 225 g (1 1/2 cups) dates
- 125 g (1 cup) chopped pecans
- 450 g (1 1/2 cups) diabetic applesauce
Beat margarine and eggs together. Add sweetener and vanilla.
Fold in the flour, soda and cinnamon.
Add the dates, pecans and applesauce.
Bake in greased loaf pan at 176 degrees C (350 degrees F) for approximately 1 hour or until the cake springs back when pressed. Remove and allow to cool.
Tips and warnings
- Add dried apricots instead of dates.