Light Holiday Tea Cakes Recipe

Light Holiday Tea Cakes Recipe

How To Make Light Holiday Tea Cakes

Pair a cup of tea with these soft and sweet tea cakes! They’re baked with dried cranberries and almonds, and spiced applesauce and cinnamon.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 3egg whites
  • 1cupunsweetened applesauce
  • ¼cuphalf and half,fat free
  • 1tspvanilla
  • 1cupSplenda No Calorie Sweetener
  • ½cupwhole wheat flour
  • ½cupall purpose flour
  • 1tspbaking soda
  • 1tbsppumpkin pie spice
  • 1tspcinnamon
  • ½cupdried pineapple,chopped
  • ½cupdried cranberries,preferably orange flavored
  • ½cupalmonds,or walnuts, chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a large bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff. Fold in the applesauce, half-and-half, and vanilla.

  3. In a separate bowl, combine the Splenda, flour, baking soda, spices. Fold dry ingredients into the wet mixture. Fold in the pineapple, cranberries, and nuts.

  4. Spoon the batter into non-stick mini-muffin pans greased with cooking spray.

  5. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Remove and cool.

  6. Dust with confectioner’s sugar, serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 44.57kcal
  • Fat: 1.56g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.26g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.83g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.35g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.84g
  • Fiber: 0.88g
  • Sugar: 2.63g
  • Protein: 1.38g
  • Cholesterol: 0.75mg
  • Sodium: 47.78mg
  • Calcium: 12.75mg
  • Potassium: 45.53mg
  • Iron: 0.34mg
  • Vitamin A: 2.16µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.11mg
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