Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Date Nut Coffee Cake

Servings: 16
Prep time:
Cook time:
Total: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 4 packets Sweet 'n Low
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup + 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 1/3 cup 1% fat milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped pitted dates
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar, packed to measure
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray an 8-inch square baking pan with no-nstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, 3 packets of the Sweet 'n Low, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Melt 1/3 cup of the margarine in the microwave
  4. In a 1-cup measure, combine the melted margarine, milk, egg, and vanilla. Stir to mix well.
  5. Add to the dry ingredients, stirring until blended.
  6. Add the dates and walnuts, stirring to mix throughout.
  7. Pour into the prepared pan.
  8. In a small bowl, mix together all the topping ingredients (1/4 cup flour, 1 tablespoon light brown sugar, packed to measure, 1 tablespoon softened margarine, 1 packet Sweet 'n Low, 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon) until crumbly.
  9. Sprinkle topping over the batter.
  10. Bake 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  11. Cool on a wire rack, and cut into 2-inch squares when completely cool.

Nutrition Information

Per serving:110 calories, 2 g protein, 2 g fat (<1 g saturated fat), 22 g carbohydrate, 15 mg cholesterol, 75 mg sodium
Exchanges:1 1/2 carbohydrate (1 bread/starch, 1/2 fruit)
 

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