Sep 6, 2012

Blueberry sage olive oil cake for diet people


Low fat blueberry sage olive oil cake. You don't need butter, I also changed the original recipe and cut down sugar, olive oil, and egg. It's still tasty and easy to make.

Recipe adapted from Dinner Vine

Blueberry sage olive oil cake   makes 1 loaf
1.5 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg
2 Tbsp flax seed + 6 Tbsp water
3 tsp lemon zest
2 tsp chopped, fresh sage
1 cups fresh blueberries
1/4 cup milk (I used nonfat)
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/4 cup extra virgin Olive Oil
*Powdered sugar for topping cake

1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Prepare loaf pan with butter and flour, set aside
3. Combine dry ingress: flour, baking powder, salt.
4. In small separate bowl, toss berries and fresh sage with 2 T flour.
5. In bowl of an electric mixer combine eggs, flax seed, lemon zest and sugar, beating well.
Add vanilla. Beat in milk. Add oil, gradually until incorporated.
6. Add dry ingredient mix gradually till combined, only stirring lightly.
7.Now gently stir in blueberry/sage mixture until folded.
8.Bake in loaf pan for about 40-50 min depending on pan and oven. Mine took 50 min, until toothpick inserted into center came out clean.
9.Cool cake in pan, on rack for about 40 min, and slice.
10.Dust top with powdered sugar and serve warm or at temperature.

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