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Whole Wheat Fresh Apple and Apple Sauce Cake


This deliciously moist cake is made of whole wheat flour, vegetable oil, fresh apples and apple sauce. It's very tasty and good for you. Enjoy a or two slices of this delicious cake without making you feel guilty at all!













Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium


2 ½ cups whole-wheat flour
or whole wheat pastry flour, or white whole wheat flour
½ cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup applesauce
natural and unsweetened
½ cup olive oil
light, or canola oil, or grapeseeds oil
1 ½ cups brown sugar
3 large eggs
large, room temperature
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 ¼ cups walnuts
coarsely chopped
2 cups apples
pared, finely chopped
Brown sugar glaze:
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
or canola oil
¼ cup brown sugar, light
firmly packed
1 teaspoon milk


Time to dig in...

Preheat the oven to 325℉ (160℃). Grease and flour a bundt cake pan, and set aside.

Whisk together whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, baking soda and salt in a large mixing bowl. In another medium bowl, whisk applesauce, oil, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla until well blended and smooth.

Prepare the dry ingredients.
Prepare the wet ingredients.

Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and stir with a wooden spatula until just combined and no dry spot remains. Fold in walnuts and apples. Pour batter into a greased and floured bundt pan.

Fold in walnuts and apples.
Pour batter into the greased and floured bundt pan.

Bake for about 1 1½ hours or until a wooden skewer inserted into the center comes out clean.

Bake for about 1 1 1/2 hours

Cool the cake on a wire rack in the pan for 20 minutes. Invert the cake onto the wire rack from the bundt cake pan. Let the cake cool completely.


Combine all of the topping ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat and cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

Remove from the heat and spoon it over the cake to ensure an even glaze. Let the topping cool, slice and serve.

Time to glaze!


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 36g (1.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 34465% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 38%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 29mg 10%
Sodium 138mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars g
Protein 9g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 5%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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