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Apple Oat Snack Cake Recipe

"Apples and oats make up one of my favorite flavor combinations—and they are delicious in this snack cake," notes Julie Dometrovich from Aliquippa, Pennsylvania.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 medium apple, peeled and chopped
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine boiling water and oats; set aside. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. In a bowl, combine the sugars and applesauce; beat well. Add the egg, vanilla and oat mixture; mix well. Stir into dry ingredients just until combined. Fold in apple.
  • 2. Pour into an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray. For the topping, combine the oats, flour, brown sugar and cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One piece equals 286 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 196 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein.