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Apple-Topped Cake

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling


10 servings

Complete with apples, walnuts, brown sugar and a dash of allspice, slices of this moist cake are perfect with coffee. Not many coffee cakes are baked in a springform pan but, in this case, the results are incredible. —David Heppner of Brandon, Florida


  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped peeled apples
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice


  1. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until crumbly, about 2 minutes. Add the egg, egg white, yogurt, applesauce, oil and vanilla; beat until smooth. Combine the dry ingredients; add to butter mixture, beating just until moistened.
  2. Pour into a 9-in. springform pan coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with apples and walnuts. Combine the brown sugar, cinnamon and allspice; sprinkle over top.
  3. Bake at 375° for 47-52 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Run a knife around edge of pan to loosen. Remove sides of pan. Refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 268 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 285mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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