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Apple Pie Coffee Cake

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling


14 servings

This moist spice cake from Sandra Castillo of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin is low in fat but full of flavor! "Apple pie filling is my secret ingredient," she writes. "For a fun variation, try it with a chocolate cake mix and cherry pie filling...or yellow cake mix and peach filling."


  • 1 package spice cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 can (21 ounces) apple pie filling
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • GLAZE:
  • 2/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons fat-free milk


  1. Set aside 1 tablespoon cake mix. Set aside 1-1/2 cups pie filling. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, sour cream, water, oil, extract and remaining cake mix and pie filling; beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Pour half into a 10-in. fluted tube pan coated with cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, cinnamon and reserved cake mix; sprinkle over batter. Spoon reserved pie filling over batter to within 3/4 in. of edges; top with remaining batter.
  3. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.
  4. In a small bowl, combine glaze ingredients. drizzle over cooled cake.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 283 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 296mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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