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Yogurt Applesauce Cake Recipe

Yogurt Applesauce Cake Recipe

Cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg lend an appetizing aroma to this yummy cake made with fat-free yogurt. "It's great for brunch, dessert or snacking," notes Tina Dierking of Skowhegan, Maine. "In fact, it's great anytime!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 2 egg whites, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • DRIZZLE:
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon water

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Combine the applesauce, water, yogurt, egg whites and almond extract. stir into the dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in raisins.
  • 2. Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  • 3. For drizzle, in a bowl, whisk confectioners' sugar and water until smooth. Drizzle over cake. Yield: 9 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 piece) equals 167 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 101 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit, 1 starch.