Oatmeal-Applesauce Cake
Recipe from Diabetic Living

This hearty whole grain cake is perfect for dessert or a snack. The applesauce imparts flavor, moisture, and replaces some of the fat.

Oatmeal-Applesauce Cake

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    Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1   cup 
    all-purpose flour
  • 1   cup 
    whole wheat pastry flour
  • 2/3  cup 
    quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 2   teaspoons 
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons 
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    baking soda
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    ground nutmeg
  • 2/3  cup 
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/3  cup 
    butter, softened
  • 1/4  cup 
    refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed
  • 2   teaspoons 
  • 1 3/4  cups 
    unsweetened applesauce
  • 3/4  cup 
    dried mixed fruit bits or raisins
  • 1/2  cup 
    quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 3   tablespoons 
    toasted wheat germ
  • 2   tablespoons 
    packed brown sugar
    Fresh raspberries (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. In a medium bowl, stir together all-purpose flour, whole wheat pastry flour, the 2/3 cup oats, the baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg. Set aside.
In a large bowl, combine the 2/3 cup brown sugar and the butter. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed. Beat in egg product and vanilla. Alternately add flour mixture and applesauce to beaten mixture, beating after each addition just until combined. Stir in fruit bits or raisins.
Spread batter into prepared pan. In a small bowl, combine the 1/2 cup oats, the wheat germ, and the 2 tablespoons brown sugar. Sprinkle oat mixture over batter; press lightly into batter. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. If desired, top each serving with raspberries. Makes 20 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 150, Fat, total (g) 4, chol. (mg) 9, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 27, Monosaturated fat (g) 1, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, fiber (g) 2, sugar (g) 11, pro. (g) 3, sodium (mg) 121, Other Carb () 2, Fat () 0.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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