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Apple-Date Cake

Makes: 12 servings
Prep 30 mins Bake 350°F 25 mins
Apple-Date Cake
Ingredients
  •  Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2/3  cup  fat-free milk
  • 2/3  cup  chopped pitted dates
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 3/4  cup  coarsely shredded peeled cooking apple
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla
  • 1  egg, lightly beaten
  • 2  tablespoons  vegetable oil
  • 1/2  cup  chopped pecans
  • 1/4  cup  packed brown sugar
  • 1  tablespoon  butter, softened
  • 1  teaspoon  all-purpose flour
  • 1  teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1  teaspoon  baking powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon  baking soda
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat an 8x8x2-inch baking pan with cooking spray. Set aside.

2. In a small saucepan combine milk, dates, and salt; heat until steaming. Remove from heat. Stir in apple and vanilla; cool. Add egg and oil; stir until combined. Set aside.

3. In a small bowl stir together pecans, brown sugar, butter, the 1 teaspoon flour, and the cinnamon; set aside.

4. In a medium bowl whisk together the 1-1/2 cups flour, the baking powder, and baking soda. Add milk mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until combined. Spoon batter into prepared baking pan. Sprinkle evenly with pecan mixture.

5. Bake about 25 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool slightly. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (Apple-Date Cake)
  • Servings Per Recipe 12,
  • cal. (kcal) 179,
  • Fat, total (g) 7,
  • chol. (mg) 20,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 27,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 4,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • sugar (g) 12,
  • pro. (g) 3,
  • vit. A (IU) 97,
  • vit. C (mg) 1,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 36,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 151,
  • Potassium (mg) 142,
  • calcium (mg) 61,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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