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

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  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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