*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Cherry Spice Cake
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Diabetic                         Cakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         Ingredients
   16      Ounces        (1)can waterpacked cherries -- sour
      1/2  Cup           Sweet milk
      1/2  Cup           Packed dates
      1/4  Cup           Light oil
    2      Large         Eggs -- separated
      3/4  Cup           Unsweetened applesauce
    1 3/4  Cups          Whole wheat flour
    2      Tablespoons   White Flour
    2      Tablespoons   Nonfat dry milk powder
    1      Tablespoon    Cinnamon
    1      Tablespoon    Baking powder
    1      Teaspoon      Baking soda
      1/2  Teaspoon      Cloves
      1/2  Teaspoon      Nutmeg
      1/4  Teaspoon      Salt
 
 1. Prepare an 8 inch square cake pan.  Oil & flour.
 2. Preheat oven to 350 F.
 3. Drain waterpacked cherries.
 4. After cherries have drained well, measure 1 cup of them and set
 aside.
 5. In blender, puree together 1/2 cup sweet milk with 1/2 cup packed
 dates.
 6. Blend oil, egg yolks and applesauce.  Set aside next to cherries.
 7. In a small bowl beat 2 egg whites until stiff and set aside.
 8. In a large bowl combine flours, dry milk, baking powder, baking
 soda, salt and spices. Stir well.
 9. Gradually mix blended liquid ingredients into dry ingredients until
 well moistened.
 10. Gently stir in cherries.
 11. Then fold in the egg whites just until combined.
 12 Pour batter into the prepared cake pan and bake at 350 F for 50
 minutes.
 13. Cool cake to room temperature.
 14. Refrigerate covered.
  < could be used served as cupcakes> Yield Variation: Substitute 1 cup
 fresh sliced strawberries for cherries. Per serving: 160
  calories, 1 bread, 1 fruit, and 1 fat exchange. Shared by Dick Miale
 and son!
 
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