Healthy Holiday Recipe Contest: Recipe for Second Prize

Here is a beautiful dessert, low in fat and calories, that won second prize in last year's SMH Holiday Recipe contest.

Next week the Second Annual Healthy Holiday Recipe Contest will be judged! More yummy recipes to come!

Healthy Holiday Recipe Contest 2009

Second Prize Winner: Debbie Musselman





2T plus 1 ¼ C granulated sugar

2 ½ C flour

2 tsp baking powder

½ tsp baking soda

1 tsp cinnamon

½ tsp salt

1 C low fat buttermilk

1/3 C canola oil

1 Tbs grated lime zest

2 Tbs lime juice

1 Tbs minced fresh ginger

2 large eggs

1 large egg white



1 C confectioner’s sugar

2 Tbs low fat buttermilk

1 Tbs grated lime zest

1 Tbs lime juice


Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Spray Bundt pan with nonstick spray.

Sprinkle bottom and sides with the 2T granulated sugar.


Mix together the remaining 1 ¼ C granulated sugar, flour, baking powder and soda, cinnamon, and salt in a large bowl. Mix buttermilk, oil, lime zest, lime juice, ginger, eggs, and egg white together in a medium bowl. Add buttermilk mixture to the flour mixture, stirring until just blended. Pour batter into the pan and bake for 45-50 minutes. Let cool on a rack for 10 minutes, then remove from pan and cool completely.


For the glaze, mix together all ingredients in a bowl until smooth. Drizzle glaze over the cake and serve. Serves 14.


Nutritional analysis per serving: 190 kcal, 31 gm carbs, 6 gm fat.






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