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Print This Delicious and Healthy Apple Coffee Cake Recipe

Apple Coffee Cake Recipe 2

Apple harvest time and that means Apple Coffee Cake time. Apples and raisins provide the moistness which means less oil can be used making this a low saturated fat, low cholesterol, and low sodium Apple Coffee Cake 2.

5 cups Tart apples, cored, peeled, chopped
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Dark raisins
1/2 cup Pecans, chopped
1/4 cup Vegetable oil
2 tsp Vanilla
1 Egg, beaten
2 1/2 cups Sifted all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp Baking soda
2 tsp Ground cinnamon

Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~ 35 -
Pan Type ~ 9 x 13 x 2
Preheat oven, lightly oil your cake pan.
In a large mixing bowl, combine apples with sugar, raisins and pecans, mix well. Let stand 30 minutes.

Stir in oil, vanilla and egg. Sift together flour, soda and cinnamon. Stir into apple mixture about 1/3 at a time, just enough to moisten dry ingredients.

Turn coffee cake batter into pan. Baking time above.
Cool Apple Coffee Cake slightly before serving.

Yield: 20 servings
Serving Size: 3-1/2-inch x 2-1/2-inch piece

Serves 20
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 68 g
Calories 172
Calories from Fat 44
Total Fat 4.9g 8%
Saturated Fat 0.8g 4%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 100mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 31.1g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1.8g 7%
Sugars 17.8g
Protein 2.3g
Vitamin A 1% • Vitamin C 2% • Calcium 1% • Iron 5%

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When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

Green Food:

The food choices that we make every day have a profound effect on the environment. From farm to spoon, growing our food, processing it and transporting it all use tremendous amounts of energy, water and chemicals. By making just a few small changes in our eating and buying habits, we can greatly reduce this impact. When we eat green, we help the environment by reducing global warming pollution and help ourselves by eating fresh and healthy food. Eat local from farmers in your own neighborhood!