- 3/4 cup yellow cornmeal
- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon Splenda, No Calorie Sweetener, granular
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 egg whites
- 1/2 cup skim milk
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- Nonstick cooking spray
Combine dry ingredients in a medium bowl. Combine egg whites, skim milk, and canola oil in a separate bowl with a whisk, then add to dry ingredients and mix with a wooden spoon. Heat an electric griddle or nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat, until water dripped onto the surface bubbles rapidly and evaporates (about 325°F for the electric griddle). Spray with nonstick cooking spray, then spoon rounded tablespoons of batter onto griddle or pan. Cook for about 2 minutes on each side until lightly browned. Place on a serving platter and repeat until all the batter is used.
Yield: about 18 coins. Serving size: 3 coins.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 173 calories, Carbohydrates: 27 g, Protein: 5 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 248 mg, Fiber: 1 g
Exchanges per serving: 2 starch, 1 fat. Carbohydrate choices: 2.
Kathleen Stanley is a Diabetes Educator at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.