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Makeover Breakfast Cake

This yummy Makeover Breakfast Cake, a family favorite for years, now has about half the fat and a fourth fewer calories. That’s something to crow about! Nancy Taylor - Sedro Woolley, WA
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1-1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup oat bran
  • 1/2 cup ground flaxseed
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat the buttermilk, sugar, applesauce, eggs and oil until well blended. Combine the flours, oat bran, flax, cinnamon, baking powder, salt and baking soda; gradually beat into buttermilk mixture until blended.
  • Coat a 13x9-in. baking pan with cooking spray and sprinkle with flour; add batter. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter.
  • Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes on a wire rack. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 193 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 209mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.
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  • olgamold
    May 31, 2011

    My family did not like it much :-( Will try to make it one more time adding some nuts and dry fruits to see if it will taste any better.

  • mrssmif
    May 3, 2011

    Pretty good. Nice way to incorporate lots of grains

  • kc2295
    Nov 15, 2009

    Very moist and delicious!!! My kids love it!

  • joanneharrington
    Jul 28, 2009

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