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Chunky Apple Snack Cake

We enjoy this cake as a snack, packed in lunches or as a scrumptious dessert when warmed and topped with a scoop of low-fat ice cream. If the batter seems really thick, don't worry: Once you stir in the apples it loosens up. —Cindy Beberman, Orland Park, Illinois
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    20 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 medium Gala or Fuji apples, shredded (about 4 cups)
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Coat a 13x9-in. baking pan with cooking spray. In a large bowl, beat eggs, brown sugar, melted butter, sugar and vanilla until well blended. In another bowl, whisk flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into egg mixture. Stir in apples and pecans.
  • Transfer to prepared pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 25-30 minutes. Cool in pan on a wire rack.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 160 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 146mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.
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