Light Eggnog Rum Cake

1 Yellow cake mix made with pudding
1 egg
4 egg whites
1¼ cups low fat fresh eggnog (2 to 3 grams fat per ½ cup serving)
1/3 cup dark rum
1 teaspoon vanilla
¼ tsp nutmeg

1. Lightly coat a nonstick or stick resistant 12-cup bunt cake pan with cooking spray and set aside. Preheat oven to 350º F. Whisk dry cake mix together with nutmeg in large mixing bowl until well combined. In a smaller bowl whisk eggnog together with egg, egg whites and vanilla until combined.

2. Pour liquid ingredients into mixing bowl and mix all ingredients together on medium speed of an electric mixer for 3 to 4 minutes until well blended.

3. Pour batter into pan and smooth out top. Bake for 38-40 minutes or until cakes tests done. Remove cake from oven cool in pan for 15 minutes invert cake pan on to serving plate. Prick top of cake with fork or tooth pick then spoon or brush glaze evenly over top and sides of cake. Allow cake to absorb glaze. Repeat until glaze is gone.

¾ cup sugar
1 tablespoon whipped butter
3 tablespoons dark rum
¼ cup fresh low fat eggnog

Combine sugar, rum and butter in a small saucepan and bring to boil over medium heat stirring constantly for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat cool several minutes and stir in eggnog.

Yield 14 pieces each at approximately 243 calories; 3.5 grams total fat; 1.9 grams saturated fat; 6 milligrams cholesterol; 45.3 grams total carbohydrate; 0.2 gram dietary fiber; 3.5 grams protein; 286 milligrams sodium.


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