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Monday, September 7, 2009

*Lemon cake w/a hint of Rosemary* (Diabetic)

Hello everyone! Today's recipe for the diabetic is Lemon cake w/a hint of Rosemary. This is great for that night time snack. The mixture of lemon and rosemary is sooo good and its great for picnics. Well enjoy!

Lemon cake w/a hint of Rosemary

Serves: 8

Cooking Spray
1 cup Flour, all- Purpose
1 1/2 tsp. Rosemary, fresh snipped
1 tsp. Baking Powder
1/2 tsp. Baking Soda
1/4 tsp. Salt
3/4 cup Splenda
2 Egg Yolks
2 tbls. Canola Oil
1/3 cup Lemon Low-Fat Yogurt
2 tsp. Lemon Zest
2 Egg Whites
Lemon Glaze:
3 tbls. Lemon Juice
4 tbls Splenda
Fresh strawberries, chopped (optional)
Lemon wedges cut small (optional)
Sifted Powder Sugar

Cake: Pre heat oven at 350*F.
Lightly coat an 8X1 1/2 inch round cake pan with cooking spray and set aside. In a small bowl mix together flour, rosemary, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
In a large bowl using an electric mixer, mix together splenda, egg yolks, and oil for 2 minutes. Add yogurt and lemon zest.Mix well. Add flour mixture and beat until just combined.
Wash beaters thoroughly. In a medium mixing bowl beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.To lighten batter, stir in about 1/3 of beaton egg whites. Fold in remaining egg whites. Spread in prepared pan.
Bake for 25 to 3o minutes or until the top springs back when lightly touched. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
Lemon glaze:
In a small bowl stir together lemon juice and splenda.Use a fork to pierce cake. Drizzle lemon glaze over cake. Cool compleetely. Invert to remove from pan; turn cake top side up. If desired, garnish each serving with strawberries and lemon pieces. Sprinkle wth powdered sugar.Enjoy!

Per Serving: 115 Cal (34% from Fat, 12% from Protein, 54% from Carb); 4 g Protein; 5 g Tot Fat; 1 g Sat Fat; 3 g Mono Fat; 1 g Poly Fat; 17 g Carb; 1 g Fiber; 3 g Sugar; 57 mg Calcium; 0 mg Iron; 196 mg Sodium; 52 mg Cholesterol.

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