Seductively, Spice Cake

A dense and delicious cake with the heavenly aroma of cinnamon and cloves.  A sprinkling of icing sugar is optional but delights the sweet tooth and is pretty to boot.  I served this at an adult daughter’s birthday and it was pronounced delicious.

Printer-friendly recipe


  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup Splenda or other artificial sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup soy milk
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. cloves


  1. Mix all dry ingredients in one bowl.
  2. Beat eggs until smooth.
  3. Add artificial sugar and beat.
  4. Add milk and dry ingredients alternately to the egg-mixture, blending well after each addition.
  5. Beat in olive oil until smooth.
  6. Pour into 8 x 8 pan, sprayed with no-fat spray.
  7. Bake at 350o F for 25 minutes or until sides are pulling away from the pan.

Cut into 12 pieces

Weight Watcher points: Each piece is worth 3 WW points on the Points plan and 3.5 in PointsPlus.

(adapted from a recipe given to me in the 1980s by the owner of some B&B in Port Dover, Ontario)



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