Reduced Fat Pumpkin Coffee Cake

With pumpkin as its star, and a bit of apple sauce, this pumpkin coffee cake doesn’t need the excess butter to make it moist or delicious. It’s a healthy way to remind ourselves of the taste of fall. I tested the results on my toddler’s playgroup and both mom’s and kids seemed to give it a stamp of approval. My husband says it’s really good too.

Ingredients

¼ cup (1/2 stick) butter. 1 cup white sugar 2 tsp. vanilla extract 2 egg whites 1 cup reduced fat sour cream 1 cup pumpkin puree (fresh is best if it’s seasonal) For sprinkle topping: 1 tsp. cinnamon ¼ cup flour Cut in 4 tbs. butter 2 1/2 cups flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1 ½ tsp. cinnamon

Nutritional information

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Instructions

In a Cuisinart Stand Mixer, beat together: ¼ cup (1/2 stick) butter, 1 cup white sugar, 2 tsp. vanilla extract, 2 egg whites, 1 cup reduced fat sour cream, 1 cup pumpkin puree (fresh is best if it’s seasonal) Beat in gradually: 2 1/2 cups flour, 2 tsp. baking powder, 1 tsp. baking soda, 1 ½ tsp. cinnamon For sprinkle topping, mix together in a separate bowl: 1 tsp. cinnamon, ¼ cup flour, Cut in 4 tbs. butter Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pour mixture into an 8 x 12 pan sprayed with baking spray. Sprinkle topping evenly over the cake mixture. Bake for 30 minutes until cooked through.