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Honey Bun Cake Recipe

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"I take along recipe cards to hand out when I bring this moist, fluffy cake to school socials," writes Kathy Mayo from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. "It always goes quickly."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package yellow or white cake mix (regular size)
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 piece) equals 185 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 198 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine dry cake mix, egg whites, sour cream and applesauce. Beat on low speed until moistened. Beat on medium for 2 minutes.
  2. Pour half into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Combine brown sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over batter. Cover with remaining batter; cut through with a knife to swirl. Bake at 325° for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. For glaze, combine confectioners' sugar, milk and vanilla until smooth; drizzle over warm cake. Yield: 20 servings.
Originally published as Honey Bun Cake in Light & Tasty October/November 2001, p50

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 piece) equals 185 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 198 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Reviews for Honey Bun Cake(5)

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Reviewed Nov. 18, 2012

My favorite cake recipe. I made this about a year ago for the first time and everyone fell in love. I make it ALOT. Expecially like that is healthy and light with a lot of flavor.

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Reviewed Jul. 12, 2012

omg!!! my 5 kids luved it!!! as well as my hubby!!! great cake

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Reviewed Nov. 1, 2011

This is a family favorite. My son actually requests it for his birthday cake.

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Reviewed Apr. 8, 2011

Why the inconsistency constantly, so many recipes on this site, without graphics

(a simple picture).

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Reviewed Aug. 15, 2010

Very simple cake to make and tastes wonderful.

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