Quick Tea Cake

185 Calories Surprise Me!

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 12  
Amount Per Serving
Calories185Total Fat10 g
Cholesterol20 mg Sodium235 mg
Total Carbs22 g Protein4 g


  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup light margarine
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 5 packets Sweet 'N Low zero calorie sweetener
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans


Preheat oven 375F. Spray 9-inch layer pan with nonstick coating agent.* In medium-size bowl, sift flour, sugar, Sweet 'N Low, baking powder, and salt several times. Cut in margarine with pastry blender or knife until mixture resembles cornmeal. Beat egg until thick and lemon colored; add buttermilk and vanilla. Add gradually to dry ingredients. Stir in pecans. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake about 25 to 30 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes, then turn out onto cooling rack.

Note: There's no need to spray with a nonstick coating agent if you own a nonstick 9-inch layer pan.