You'll receive rave reviews on this old-fashioned
cake baked with half the sugar.
- 2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend
1 (15.25 ounce) can pineapple slices, drained well
8 maraschino cherries, drained
2 tablespoons chopped pecans
2 1/4 cups sifted cake flour
2/3 cup SPLENDA® Sugar Blend for Baking
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup nonfat buttermilk
3/4 cup egg substitute
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Melt butter in a 10-inch cast iron skillet
or a 10-inch cake pan with 2-inch sides; sprinkle with 1/2 cup
SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend. Spread mixture evenly in pan.
Arrange pineapple and cherries over SPLENDA® Brown Sugar
Blend mixture; sprinkle with pecans. Set aside.
- Combine flour, SPLENDA® Sugar Blend
for Baking, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large mixing
bowl. Cut butter into flour mixture with a pastry blender until
crumbly. (This procedure may be done with a mixer at the lowest
- Stir together buttermilk, egg substitute
and vanilla in a small mixing bowl; add 1/3 of the buttermilk
mixture to flour mixture. Beat at low speed of an electric mixer
until blended. Beat at medium speed for 30 seconds or until batter
is smooth, stopping to scrape down sides of the bowl. Repeat
procedure with next 1/3 of the buttermilk mixture. Add remaining
buttermilk mixture; beat for 30 seconds or until mixture is smooth.
Spoon batter into prepared pan.
- Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until a toothpick
inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack
5 minutes; invert onto plate. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Makes 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts Per Serving: Calories:
330; Calories from Fat: 100; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 6g;
Cholesterol: 25mg; Sodium: 250mg; Total Carbs: 48g; Dietary Fiber:
1g; Sugars: 26g; Protein: 5g
Exchanges Per Serving: 1 Fruit, 2 Starches,
Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda®
is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for
diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please
call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.