Low Fat Pear Oatmeal Cake

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Recipe for Low Fat Pear Oatmeal Cake. This healthy diabetic friendly cake feature whole wheat, oats, and pears for a moist flavorful cake with terrific texture. It's even healthy enough for breakfast!


  • 1 can (29 ounces) pear halves, water packed
  • 1 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup fat-reduced margarine, suitable for baking
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Drain pears; reserve 1-1/4 cups liquid. Slice pear halves into three or four pieces.
  2. Bring reserved pear liquid to boil; pour over oats and let stand 20 minutes. Cream brown sugar and butter. Add eggs, one at a time; beat well after each addition. Mix in vanilla. Mix in dry ingredients. Add to Creamed mixture with oatmeal mixture; mix thoroughly. Pour batter into greased or sprayed & floured 9-inch square pan. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Arrange pear slices on top of Baked cake. Serve warm or cold.
  3. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 Bread; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Fat