Applesauce Cake Squares Recipe

Serves: 9

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Butter, softened
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2/3 cup Apple juice concentrate
    *Note: Use unsweetened apple juice to cut down on carbs.
  • 1/2 cup Applesauce
    *Note: Use applesauce that is no sugar added.
  • 2 cup Flour
    *Note: Use half of the flour as whole wheat flour to add more fiber and nutrition.
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon, ground
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 large Apples, peeled/chopped
  • Creamy Topping OR sugar-free Cool Whip type product
  • 1/2 cup Cream, heavy
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon, ground

Preparation:

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Beat butter in large bowl until creamy. Blend in
    eggs, juice, and applesauce.
  3. Combine dry ingredients. Gradually add
    to egg mixture, beating until well blended. Stir in apples.
  4. Spread
    batter evenly into greased 8" square baking pan.
  5. Bake 20-25 minutes,
    until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  6. Cool on wire rack. Cut into squares. Serve warm or at room
    temperature, with Creamy Topping if desired.
  7. Creamy Topping: Beat cream in small bowl at high speed of electric
    mixer until soft peaks form. Beat in vanilla and cinnamon until stiff
    peaks form.
  8. *Note: We suggest using a sugar-free Cool Whip type product instead, this will cut down on the carb, fat and calories.

Nutrition information per piece:

229 calories, 4 gm protein, 34 gm
carbohydrate, 8 gm fat, 65 mg cholesterol, 289 mg sodium, 1-1/4
diabetic starch/bread exchange, 1-3/4 diabetic fat exchange, 1
diabetic fruit exchange.

Source: "Sugar-Free Desserts," the December 1992 issue of _Favorite
All-Time Recipes_ magazine MM by Sylvia Steiger, GEnie THE.STEIGERS,
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Recipe reviewed by Dietitian Kimberly A. Tessmer, RD LD

In the event that you find that this Applesauce Cake Squares recipe is not appropriate for diabetics, please contact us and and we will review your suggestions.

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