Applesauce Gingerbread

Serves: 16
Total Calories: 119


1 3/4 cups whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon powdered ginger
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup canola oil
1 large egg
1/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt
2 tablespoons date sugar (optional)
1/2 teaspoon powdered stevia extract
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon imitation maple flavoring
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/3 cup chopped sunflower seed (optional)


• Preheat the oven to 350°F. Oil an 8-inch, shallow, square pan.
• Sift the flour, leavenings, spices, and salt together in a bowl.
• Whip the oil and egg together in a mixing bowl, and mix in the yogurt. Stir in the date sugar, stevia extract, vanilla, and maple flavoring. Mix in the applesauce and beat until smooth.
• Fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Add sunflower seeds, if desired. Minimize the stirring.
• Spoon the batter into the pan, and smooth the top. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.
• Serve warm, topped with whipped cream or ice cream.

NOTE: A little more or less flour may be needed depending on how thick the applesauce is to start with.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 16
Total Calories: 119
Calories from Fat: 68

This Applesauce Gingerbread recipe is from the Stevia Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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