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Gingerbread Cake

Low fat, tasty and smells wonderful for the holidays.



  1. Combine flour, spices and baking soda in small bowl.
  2. Lightly beat egg. In large bowl, stir together sugar, buttermilk, oil, applesauce, molasses and egg.
  3. Add flour mix to wet ingredients and stir well.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes at 350 °F (175 °C).
  5. Cut into 4x4 = 16 squares.
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made a very similar version, loved it!
31 Jul 11 by member: preb
Made this with whole wheat flour and substituted brown sugar for the molasses. It was more dense and bread-like than I would've liked. Flavor seemed a little off as well.
22 Jul 10 by member: skipdontrun44
15 May 10 by member: Susie-Q


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Nutrition summary:

There are 107 calories in 1 serving of Gingerbread Cake.
Calorie break-down: 19% fat, 75% carbs, 6% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 20
Calories 107
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 2.26g 3%
  Saturated Fat 0.287g 1%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.618g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.184g  
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 56mg 2%
Potassium 185mg  
Total Carbohydrate 20.33g 7%
  Dietary Fiber 0.4g 2%
  Sugars 10.58g  
Protein 1.64g  
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 57% Iron 66%
of RDI*
(107 calories)
5% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (75%)
Fat (19%)
Protein (6%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories