Apple-Maple Snack Cake

This easy snack cake recipe is better for you than classic blondies. This recipe has maple syrup, almonds, and fresh apples, making it a great sweet treat.

Apple-Maple Snack Cake
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
15 mins
Bake Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
1 cake (16 pieces)


  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ¾ teaspoon apple pie spice

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • cup packed brown sugar

  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup

  • ¼ cup butter, melted

  • 1 egg

  • 2 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 ½ cup peeled and chopped Braeburn or other cooking apples

  • ¼ cup sliced almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease an 8-inch square baking pan. In a medium bowl stir together first four ingredients (through salt).

  2. In another medium bowl combine brown sugar, maple syrup, and melted butter. Stir in egg and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture just until combined. Fold in apples. Spread batter in prepared pan. Sprinkle with almonds.

  3. Bake 20 to 23 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

101 Calories
4g Fat
15g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 101
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 96mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0.5mg 3%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 53mg 1%
Folate, total 2.3mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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