Carrot-Oatmeal Spice Cake
This is a tasty treat suitable for any holiday buffet or intimate meal. It is also chock full of nutritious ingredients. If pecans aren't your forte, substitute walnuts.
- Serves: 1 person
- 1cup raisins
- ⅓cup shredded carrots
- 2cups water
- 1cup all-purpose flour
- 1cup quick cooking oats
- 1½ teaspoons artificial sweetener
- ½teaspoon salt
- 1teaspoon baking soda
- 1teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ½cup margarine, softened
- ¼cup egg substitute
- 1teaspoon vanilla extract
- ⅓cup pecans, coarsely chopped
Step 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 7x11 inch baking dish. Set aside.
Step 2Combine raisins, carrots, and water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
Step 3In a mixing bowl, combine flour, oatmeal, sugar substitute, salt, baking soda and cinnamon.
Step 4In a separate bowl, mix together the margarine, egg substitute, and vanilla. Add to the flour mixture and mix well.
Step 5Add the raisin mixture and nuts, mix well and pour into baking pan.
Step 6Bake for 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.