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Apple-Spice Angel Food Cake Recipe

Apple-Spice Angel Food Cake Recipe

I dressed up an angel food cake mix with some nuts, spice and applesauce to make an easy and light dessert. I serve it with a dollop of whipped topping mixed with one half cup of sour cream. —Joan Buehnerkemper, Altamont, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) angel food cake mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • Reduced-fat whipped topping and/or apple slices, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine cake mix and water. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed for 1 minute. Fold in the applesauce, pecans and pie spice.
  • 2. Gently spoon into an ungreased 10-in. tube pan. Cut through batter with a knife to remove air pockets. Bake on the lowest oven rack at 350° for 35-45 minutes or until lightly browned and entire top appears dry. Immediately invert pan; cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 3. Run a knife around side and center tube of pan. Remove cake to a serving plate. Garnish with whipped topping and/or apple slices if desired. Yield: 16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice (calculated without optional ingredients) equals 136 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 209 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.