Applesauce Gingerbread
Makes 12 servings

1 cup whole wheat flour
1/3 cup all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 Ĺ tsp ground ginger
1 tsp cinnamon
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/3 cup molasses
2 egg whites
3 tblsp skim milk
2 tblsp vegetable oil
2 tblsp sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350.

Lightly oil an 8-inch square baking pan or spray with nonstick cooking spray.

In a large bowl, combine both types of flour, baking soda, ginger, and cinnamon. Mix well.

In another bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Beat with a fork or wire whisk until blended. Add to dry mixture, mixing until all ingredients are moistened. Place in prepared pan.

Bake 30 to 35 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut into squares and serve warm for best flavor.

-The Vegetarian Gourmetís Easy Low-Fat Favorites, Bobbie Hinman