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Making Desserts With Applesauce And Egg Substitutes Plus Share

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Anytime a baking recipe calls for eggs I use egg beaters. I also use apple sauce instead of oil for my cakes and sometimes in place of part of the butter. I then bring it to work (before I have any). This way I get the little bit I want but don't have it sitting around the house to tempt me later. My co-workers love the flavor and comment on the moistness, plus they are thrilled to know it has less fat/calories.

- Submitted by JOLYNNKC 1/9/2011 in Cooking | 3 Comments
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SWEETMELISSA711 1/11/2011 8:22:00 PM

    Great way to not add calories to cakes is to substitute diet soda for the oil, water and eggs. For a light colored cake, i.e. yellow, spice, etc., add a can of diet sprite. For chocolate cake, add a can of diet coke. It tastes just the same and very moist.
CHUCKIESMOM66 1/10/2011 7:24:00 PM

    Sharing is awesome. Usually I only want one tiny bit of anything I bake (I'm not a sweet eater), so it's always great to give the rest away.
PJRHOPEFUL 1/9/2011 7:09:00 PM

    Sounds like a winner. I am just wondering if the measurements are the same??? emoticon

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