Double Apple Cake

Author: Canadian Living

Applesauce makes this cake moist and low-fat. Decoratively arranged apple slices make it luscious to look at.

  • Portion size 10 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 1996

Ingredients

  • 2 apples
  • 2/3 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 2/3 cup sifted cake and pastry flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2/3 cups Basic Applesauce recipe
Topping:
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Method

Peel, core and thinly slice apples; set aside.

In bowl, beat sugar with butter until crumbly. Beat in egg. Beat in yogurt and vanilla. Combine flour, ginger, baking powder, baking soda and salt ; fold into butter mixture alternately with applesauce, making 3 additions of dry and 2 of wet. Spoon into lightly greased 9-inch (2.5 L) springform pan. Arrange apples in overlapping concentric circles on top.

Topping: Combine sugar, water and cinnamon; brush over apples. Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 40 minutes or until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean. Let cool in pan on rack for 5 minutes. Remove side of pan; let cool completely.

Nutritional facts Per serving, about:

  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 220.0
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 40 g
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