Healthy Mocha Coffeecake

Healthy Mocha Coffeecake is a delicious recipe which can be used for breakfast, brunch or a as a snack or treat. It uses fat-free yogurt, brown sugar substitute and egg substitute to keep it healthy. It is a low calories, low fat, low sodium, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (12) servings. Healthy Mocha Coffeecake will be loved by all of your family, friends and guesthealthy-mocha-coffeecakes.



(Splenda Brown Sugar Blend
Equivalent to 3 tbsp brown sugar)

2 tbsp all-purpose flour
1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
2 tbsp cold butter


1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
(Splenda Brown Sugar Blend
Equivalent to 1/2 cup brown sugar)

2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa
1 tbsp instant expresso
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
2 eggs, lightly beaten, or 1/2 cup refrigerated or
frozen egg product, thawed

1/2 cup fat-free sour cream or plain lowfat yogurt
1/4 cup water
3 tbsp canola oil
1 tsp vanilla extract


1. Preheat oven to 350 F.

2. Lightly coat an 8 x8 x 2-inch or 9 x 9x 2-inch baking pan with cooking spray; set aside. For topping: In a small bowl stir together the 3 tablespoons brown sugar substitute, 2 tablespoons flour, 1 tablespoon cocoa powder, and the cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.

3. “For Topping”: In a small bowl stir together the brown sugar substitute, 2 tablespoons flour, 1 tablespoon cocoa powder, and the cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.

4. “For Coffeecake”:  In a large bowl stir together the 1-1/2 cups flour, brown sugar substitute, 2 tablespoons cocoa powder, instant espresso, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture; set aside.

5. In a medium-size bowl combine together the eggs, sour cream or yogurt, water, canola oil, and vanilla. Add to flour mixture; stir just until combined. Spread batter evenly in prepared pan. Sprinkle evenly with topping mixture.

6. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Cut into 12 equal sized squares. Serve warm.

Yield: 12 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/12 of recipe.

Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1-1/2

Diet Exchange:
1/2 Fat + 1 Starch + 1/2 Meat (L)

Calories: 162, Total Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 41mg, Sodium: 147mg, Sugars: 6g, Carbohydrates: 22g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 3g

Original recipe and image from: Diabetic Living.

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