Flourless Applesauce Oatmeal Walnut Snack Cake

Lori McLain


This is an easy to fix snack cake, perfect when friends stop by. It is flourless, using oats instead. The applesauce and walnuts add texture and great flavor!


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10 Min
25 Min


  • 1-3/4 c
    quick-cooking oats
  • 3/4 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 c
    applesauce, unsweetened
  • 1/4 c
    canola oil
  • 1
    large egg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/3 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 2 tsp

How to Make Flourless Applesauce Oatmeal Walnut Snack Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
    Line an 8- x 8-inch baking pan with parchment or wax paper.
  2. Place the oats in a blender or food processor and blend until resembles flour.
    Place in medium bowl. Add brown sugar, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt; mix well. Measure out 1/4 cup of this mixture to a small bowl and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together applesauce, oil, egg, and vanilla; add to dry ingredients and mix until thoroughly combined. Stir in walnuts and pour into baking dish. Mix together the butter with the reserved dry ingredients to make a streusel-like topping and sprinkle over top of the cake.
  4. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out dry. Let cool, then cut into squares.

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About Flourless Applesauce Oatmeal Walnut Snack Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Wheat Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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