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Low-Fat Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

"Because I need to watch my fat intake, I usually have to pass on desserts. But with reduced-fat cream cheese and egg substitute, I can enjoy this great berry cake. You, too!" --Christine Benner of Pottsville, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons egg substitute, divided
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 2 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat butter and 1/2 cup sugar until crumbly, about 2 minutes. Beat in 1/4 cup egg substitute, lemon zest and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to butter mixture alternately with buttermilk.
  • Pour into a 9-in. springform pan coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with berries. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and remaining sugar until fluffy. Beat in remaining egg substitute. Pour over berries.
  • Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; remove sides of pan. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 221 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 289mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.
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