Benjamin Harker, 26, of Pilling Crescent, Blackpool, admitted assault when he appeared before Blackpool Magistrates.
Taylor had a history of carrying out assaults some of a domestic nature prosecutor Pam Smith said.
She said that Harker wanted to be taken into Blackpool from Grange Park to get some money .
His victim refused and after forcing his way into her car hit her across the face.
A van driver witness called police.
Robert Castle,defending, said: "This is a sad case and he knows there is no justification in doing what he did."
Harker was sentenced to a two year community order with 35 rehabilitation days .
He must do 150 hours unpaid work and pay his victim £125 compensation.