Strawberry Oatmeal Yogurt Cake

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Laura Ashley

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A "healthy" cake using heart healthy Bisquick and containing oatmeal, fresh strawberries and yogurt. You can substitute Splenda for the sugar. Hope you enjoy this sweet treat.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    strawberries, hulled and coarsely diced
  • 1 c
    instant oatmeal, ground
  • 2 1/2 c
    bisquick, regular or heart healthy
  • 2 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar or splenda plus 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1/2 c
    vanilla or strawberry yogurt, low or non-fat
  • 1/4 c
    milk, lowfat or whole
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • ·
    confectionery sugar, optional for dusting finished cake

How to Make Strawberry Oatmeal Yogurt Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Place about half of the diced strawberries and three tablespoons sugar in a small saucepan. Heat on very low heat, stirring occasionally, until strawberries soften up well and reduces to a thick syrup. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Combine oatmeal, bisquick and cornstartch in a bowl (If you are using Splenda, you can add to this dry mixture). Set aside.
  3. In mixing bowl, combine yogurt, eggs, sugar (If not using splenda), butter, and vanilla, mixing well after each addition
  4. Add dry ingredients to wet, about a cup full at a time, scraping down sides of bowl. Mix on medium until well combined.
  5. Gently fold in remaining strawberries and pour into 9 by 9 inch pan that has been sprayed with baking spray.
  6. Pour strawberry syrup over batter. If it is too thick, just swirl it a bit on the batter and it will loosen up.
  7. Bake in preheated oven at 350 degrees for approximately 45 to 50 minutes, until tester comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes in pan then turn out onto wire rack to completely cool. Dust with confectionery sugar, if desired.

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