While at the hairdresser recently, I was perusing through a copy of Woman’s Day magazine and came across this recipe from Valerie Bertinelli. As a svelte Jenny Craig spokesperson, I was hoping that Valerie would offer up a tasty, healthy and satisfying dessert, and she did not disappoint.
This cake is not too sweet, has a light, lemony flavor, and is surprisingly moist. Best of all, one slice (or 1/12 of the cake) has only 188 calories and 5 grams of total fat. For those of you (like ME) counting Weight Watchers PointsPlus values, this translates to 5. Not bad, really, for a nice big slice of delicious cake.
It is whisked together in stages, and then you bake it in a springform pan:
Although I still prefer Ina Garten’s Blueberry Crumb Cake (that crumb topping rocks!), this is a very nice, light, alternative. I think it would be incredible with a side serving of
Friendly’s French Vanilla ice cream lemon sorbet!