Gingerbread Cake

Full of spices that you remember from your childhood!

Servings: 10

1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/3 cup molasses
1 egg
1/2 cup hot water
1 teaspoon baking soda

Preheat oven to 350°F.

In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, ginger, cinnamon, allspice, molasses, and egg.

In a glass measuring cup measure 1/2 cup hot water (not boiling). Add the baking soda to the hot water, stir. Add the soda and water mixture to the bowl of ingredients. Stir until mixed. Pour batter into a lightly greased 9 X 9 inch baking dish.

Bake at 350 degrees F. for 30 - 35 minutes.

Serve with a dollop of low fat whipped topping if desired.

Per Serving: 100 Calories; 1g Fat (6.1% calories from fat); trace Saturated Fat; 2g Protein; 22g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 21mg Cholesterol; 138mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Fat; 1 Other Carbohydrates.

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