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This Easter, Have Your Cake and Eat It Too
04.16.2014 [Uncategorized]

Planning an Easter brunch? Add this yummy yet healthier Apple Coffee Cake to the menu for a sweet treat!coffeecake

Ingredients

Tart apples, cored, peeled, chopped 5 cups
Sugar: 1 cup
Dark raisins: 1 cup
Pecans, chopped: ½ cup
Vegetable oil: ¼ cup
Vanilla: 2 teaspoons
Egg, beaten: 1
All-purpose flour, sifted: 2 ½ cups
Baking soda: 1 ½ teaspoons
Ground cinnamon: 2 teaspoons

Directions
Preheat oven to 350ºF.
Lightly oil a 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan.
In a large mixing bowl, combine apples with sugar, raisins, and pecans; mix well. Let stand 30 minutes.
Stir in oil, vanilla, and egg. Sift together flour, soda, and cinnamon; stir into apple mixture about 1/3 at a time just enough to moisten dry ingredients.
Turn batter into pan. Bake 35 to 40 minutes. Cool cake slightly before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 3 ½ in x 2 ½ inch piece
Calories: 188
Total Fat: 5 g
Saturated Fat: less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 11 mg
Sodium: 68 mg

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