Whole Wheat Cookbook

This blog is updated nearly every day with new recipes that use whole wheat. Healthy eating has always been a great way to feel great, and what better way to do it than with 100% whole grain wheat.

Thursday, April 27, 2006

Rolled Wheat Spice Cake

  • 1 cup rolled wheat*
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg]
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup margarine
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly coat 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. Soak rolled wheat in boiling water 15 minutes. Beat together granulated sugar, brown sugar, margarine and eggs until light and fluffy. Stir together flour, soda, nutmeg, salt and cinnamon. Add to mixture with rolled wheat and vanilla; mix until blended. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 30-35 minutes or until cake is done. If desired, in small saucepan, combine topping ingredients. Cook until mixture boils, stirring constantly. Spread over warm cake; broil 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Watch carefully to avoid over-browning. Makes 18 servings.

Variations: In cake, substitute 1 ½ cups hot orange juice for 1 ½ cups boiling water. In topping, substitute 3 tablespoons orange juice for 3 tablespoons milk.


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