Sugar-free, diet cola adds calorie-free moisture and sweetness to this savory cake. Perfect with a cup of hot cider.
- 1 spray(s) cooking spray
- 3/4 cup(s) all-purpose flour
- 1 cup(s) whole-grain wheat flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
- 1/4 tsp table salt
- 1 large egg(s), beaten
- 1/4 cup(s) canola oil
- 7 Tbsp dark brown sugar
- 15 oz unsweetened canned pears, drained and sliced (packed in water)
- 1/2 cup(s) diet cola
Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9-inch square pan with cooking spray.
Combine flours, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in a medium bowl. Combine egg, oil and brown sugar in a large bowl. Finely chop pears and add to egg mixture. Stir in soda.
Stir flour mixture into egg mixture just enough to wet batter; do not beat.
Spread batter into prepared pan and bake for 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Slice into 16 pieces and serve warm.