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  • Serves: 9 Servings

Lighter Swedish Tosca

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Category: Low Fat, Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • ------------------------------------CAKE------------------------------------
  • 1/2 c Boiling water
  • 1/4 c Rolled oats
  • 1/2 c Firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c Sugar
  • 3 tb Light margarine
  • 1/2 ts Almond or coconut extract
  • 1 c All purpose flour
  • 1/4 c Egg substitute (or 1 egg)
  • 1 ts Baking powder
  • 1/4 ts Salt


1/4 c Rolled oats
1/4 c Firmly packed brown sugar
1 tb Flour
2 tb Light margarine
1/4 c Coconut
2 tb Chopped nuts (optional)
2 tb Skimmed milk
1/4 ts Vanilla

1. Heat oven to 350F. Spray an 8" square pan with nonstick cooking spray.
Set aside.

2. In a small bowl, combine the 1/4 oats and boiling water. Let stand
5 minutes.

3. In a large bowl, combine sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 3 T margarine,
almond or coconut extract, and egg or egg substitute. Beat well. Add oat
mixture; neat 2 minutes at medium speed. Lightly spoon flour into a
measuring cup; level off. Add 1 cup flour, baking powder, and salt. Beat an
additional 2 minutes. Pour into sprayed baking dish.

4. Bake at 350F for 25-30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

5. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine 1/4 cup oats, 1/4 cup brown sugar,
and 1 T. flour. Mix well. With pastry blender or fork, cut in 2 T.
margarine until crumbly. Stir in coconut and nuts if using them. Add milk
and vanilla, and mix well.

6. Spread topping over hot cake. Broil 5-7 inches from heat for 2-3
minutes, be careful not to burn the cake. Do so until bubbly and golden.
Cool slightly on wire rack, serve warm.

Nutritional information: 1/9 of recipe

Calories 270; Protein, 3 gm; carbohydrate 45 gm; fiber 1 gm; fat 2.3 gm (if
using egg substitute and light margarine) or 9 gm; cholesterol 24 mg (if
using egg and regular margarine); sodium 210 mg; potassium
125 mg.

Dietary exchanges: 1 starch, 2 fruits, 2 fats (if using regular margarine
and egg).

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