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Crunch-Topped Apple-Spice Cake

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 5 min
  • Servings 15
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Delectable apple-spice cake topped with crunchy nuts! Enjoy the fruit and spice flavors that complement each other to perfection!

Ingredients

1/3
cup boiling water
2
medium unpeeled cooking apples, chopped (2 cups)
1 1/4
cups packed brown sugar
1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
cup Gold Medal™ whole wheat flour
1/3
cup canola oil
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
teaspoon ground cloves
1/4
teaspoon salt
3
eggs
1/3
cup finely chopped nuts
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray; sprinkle with flour.
  • 2 In large bowl, pour boiling water over apples. Add remaining ingredients except nuts and brown sugar. Beat with electric mixer on low speed 1 minute, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix nuts and 2 tablespoons brown sugar; sprinkle over batter.
  • 4 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.

Expert Tips

Many traditional recipes for apple cake call for the nuts to be stirred into the batter. By replacing a larger amount of stirred-in nuts with the nut topping in this recipe, you'll get maximum flavor with a lot less fat.

Whole Grain Serving: 1/2

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
40mg
14%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
21g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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