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APPLE CAKE

Source: The Right Bite Cookbook, UT Extension

Makes: 16 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 ¼ cup raisins
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 packet Sugar Twin Plus®
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 apple, chopped
  • ¾ cup egg substitute
  • ½ cup prunes, chopped
  • 1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 8 packets Sugar Twin Plus®
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 ½ cup white flour
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • Non-stick cook spray

Directions:

  • 1. Combine raisins, water, and 1 packet of Sugar Twin Plus® in small sauce pan. Simmer over medium heat until all water is absorbed. Stir occasionally. Once water is absorbed remove from heat and let cool.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the oil, apple, applesauce, egg substitute, prunes, cinnamon, allspice, vanilla, and 8 packets of Sugar Twin Plus®. Stir well. Stir in cooked raisins.
  • 3. In small bowl, combine the baking soda, baking powder, and flours. Add flour mixture to batter and raisins. Mix well.
  • 4. Pour batter into pan coated with non-stick spray. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until the cake is light brown.

Nutrition Facts:

  • Serving Size: 1 piece (1/16th of cake)
  • Calories: 139
  • Total Fat: 7 g
  • Sodium: 138 mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 28 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 4 g

Nutrition Tips:

Applesauce adds flavor, sweetness, and moistness to this modified-fat and reduced-sugar cake.

Using vegetable oil instead of shortening lowers the saturated fat and trans-fatty acids in the cake.

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