Banana-Pineapple Tea Ring

(Makes 16 servings)

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 large eggs, separated, at room temperature
1 cup mashed very ripe bananas
1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple in juice
1/4 cup walnuts, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
6 packets Sweet One granulated sugar substitute

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 10 inch tube or bundt pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

2. In large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. In another large bowl, combine oil, egg yolks, bananas and pineapple. Stir liquid ingredients into dry ingredients; stir in walnuts.

3. In large metal bowl with electric mixer at high speed, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until soft peaks form; add Sweet One and continue beating until stiff peaks form. Fold egg whites into batter. Pour into prepared pan and bake 50 to 60 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 15 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely.

Per serving (1 slice): 178 calories, 3 g protein, 23 g carbohydrate, 8 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 27 mg cholesterol, 124 mg sodium.

Diabetic exchanges: 1 bread, 1/2 fruit, 1-1/2 fat

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