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Apple-Harvest Spice Cake

Apple-Harvest Spice Cake
1 (2-inch) square
25 Min

This spice cake isn't just your normal spice cake; our Apple-Harvest Spice Cake takes the apple spice cake you know and love to a whole new level! With this diabetic-friendly recipe, you end up with a moist and flavorful apple cake that you're going to love! The little chunks of apple give it that little extra something, to make this a harvest time treat you'll crave all year long. 

What You'll Need

  • 1 1/2 cup white whole-wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar blend
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 large apple, peeled and finely chopped

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat an 8- x 8-inch baking dish with cooking spray. 
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and salt; mix well. 
  3. In a medium bowl, combine egg, yogurt, brown sugar blend, applesauce, and oil; mix well. 
  4. Add egg mixture to flour mixture; stir until just combined. Fold in apple. Spread batter evenly in prepared baking dish. 
  5. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothbpick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve warm or let cool, then serve. 


Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 16

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 88
  • Calories from Fat 29
  • Total Fat 3.2g 5 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.4g 2 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 2.3g 5 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 12mg 4 %
  • Sodium 119mg 5 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 12g 4 %
  • Dietary Fiber 1.1g 4 %
  • Sugars 2.5g 0 %

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