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Fresh Apple Cake with Caramel and Walnuts

 
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Fresh Apple Cake with Caramel and Walnuts Fresh Apple Cake with Caramel and Walnuts Fresh Apple Cake with Caramel and Walnuts Fresh Apple Cake with Caramel and Walnuts

This simply delicious apple cake is made with 100% whole wheat flour, apple sauce and olive oil. It has much less sugar than a regular cake, but still well satisfies your sweet tooth. The caramel drizzling and toasted walnuts add more shine to the cake. Nobody could resist it!

Yield

12

servings

Prep

25

min

Cook

55

min

Ready

2

hrs

Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

4 large eggs
½ cup olive oil
½ cup applesauce
*
1 ½ cups brown sugar
*
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
¼ cup milk
3 cups whole-wheat flour
or whole wheat pastry, or white whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
4 medium apples
prefer tart apples, such as Granny Smith, finely chopped
Cream cheese frosting:
4 ounces cream cheese
low fat
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1 tablespoon milk
or more to desired consistency
Garnish
½ cup walnuts
chopped and toasted
cup caramel sauce
any your favourite
*

Directions

Preheat oven to 350℉ (180℃).

Well butter and flour a bundt pan and set aside.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, sugar, apple sauce, olive oil, vanilla extract and milk until well mixed.

In another large bowl, add the flour, baking powder, and cinnamon, and whisk to combine.

Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and stir until just moistened.

Stir in the apples and mix until evenly combined.

Transfer the batter to prepared bunt cake pan and bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour or until tester comes out clean.

Cool the cake for 10 minutes on a wire rack.

Remove the cake from the pan and let cool completely on the rack.

To make the cream cheese

Once the cake has cooled, in a medium bowl, with a hand mixer or a whisk, mix the cream cheese, male syrup and milk until very smooth. Add a little milk as you mix until it achieves desired consistency.

Drizzle the cream cheese frosting over the cake, then garnish with the chopped walnuts and caramel sauce.

Slice into slices and enjoy.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 124g (4.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 30553% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 27%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 82mg 27%
Sodium 57mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 10%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Sugars g
Protein 17g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 6% Iron 11%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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