Chocolate Apple-pie Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Apple-Pie Cake

gaynel mohler

By
@gaynel

I got this recipe from a "Prevention" low fat recipe booklet. It sounds easy enough and makes one 8 X 8 cake, just enough to go around one time :)

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
55 Min

Ingredients

CAKE

1 c
flour
2 Tbsp
cocoa powder
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 c
walnuts
1/3 c
skim milk
1 Tbsp
white vinegar
2/3 c
unsweetened applesauce
1/2 c
honey
3
egg whites
3 Tbsp
+ 1 teaspoon cooking oil
1 tsp
vanilla

APPLE TOPPING

2 c
peeled, diced apples
1/2 c
orange juice
3 Tbsp
water
1 Tbsp
cornstarch
3 large
graham crackers, crushed
1 tsp
cinnamon

Step-By-Step

1FOR CAKE:
2In a small bowl mix dry ingredients
3In a cup, combine milk and vinegar
4In a large bowl beat together applesauce, honey, egg whites ,oil, vanilla and milk mixture with electric mixer on low.
5stir in flour mixture and mix well
6coat an 8X8 baking pan with cooking spray, add the batter and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 35 to 40 minutes
7Let cool 5 minutes before adding the topping
8TOPPING:

while the cake is baking, combine the apples and orange juice in a 2 quart saucepan.
9Cover and cook over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes, or until apples are tender
10in a cup mix the water and cornstarch. pour into the hot apple mixture and cook about 1 minute, until thickened. set aside and cool until needed
11when cake is ready, spread the topping over it. sprinkle with the crumbs and cinnamon
12Broil about 2" from the heat for about 1 to 2 minutes. watch carefully so topping doesn't burn.
13Calories : 162
4.5 grms fat
no cholesterol
131 mg sodium

About this Recipe

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #lowfat, #lowcalorie