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Cran-Apple Walnut Cake

 Cran-Apple Walnut Cake
I rely on applesauce to keep this crowd-pleasing cake tender and moist. The blend of nuts, cranberries and apples complements the subtle hint of wheat flour for terrific taste.—Martha Pollock, Oregonia, Ohio
15 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1-3/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking sdoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups chopped peeled apples
  • 2 cups fresh cranberries, halved
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 teaspoons confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a bowl, beat the egg, egg whites, brown sugar, oil, applesauce and
  • vanilla.
  • Combine the dry ingredients; stir into applesauce mixture just until
  • blended. Fold in the apples, cranberries and walnuts. Pour into a
  • 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near

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Cran-Apple Walnut Cake (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Dust with
  • confectioners' sugar. Yield: 15 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One piece equals 248 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 262 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.