Apple Snack Cake

Applesauce and buttermilk keep this simple cake moist and flavorful without adding a lot of fat.

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Apple Snack Cake 3.2 143 5 1
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  • Serves 16
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 100 calories
    • Fat 4 g
    • Sat Fat 2 g
    • Cholesterol 22 mg
    • Sodium 98 mg
    • Protein 2 g
    • Carbohydrate 17 g
    • Sugar 12 g
    • Fiber 1 g
    • Iron 1 mg
    • Calcium 22 mg
Applesauce and buttermilk keep this simple cake moist and flavorful without adding a lot of fat.

Ingredients

  1. Check 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more for pan
  2. Check 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  3. Check 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  4. Check 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  5. Check 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  6. Check 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  7. Check 1/2 cup applesauce
  8. Check 1/2 cup buttermilk
  9. Check 1 large large egg
  10. Check confectioners’ sugar, for dusting

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350° F. Butter an 8-inch baking dish. Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon in a medium bowl; set aside. Add the applesauce, buttermilk, butter, and egg and mix to combine. Transfer to the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes clean, 20 to 30 minutes. Cool in the pan for 5 minutes, then turn out to cool completely. Dust with the confectioners’ sugar.