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Apple Cake With Lemon Thyme

Per Serving

Apple Cake With Lemon Thyme

Makes: 8 servings
Serving Size: 1 piece (approximately 2 inches X 4 inches)
Calories 240
Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 1.1 g
Carbohydrate 31 g
Fiber 2 g
Sugars 7 g
Cholesterol 55 mg
Sodium 240 mg
Protein 5 g
Exchanges: Carbohydrate 2, Fat 2
  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 piece (approximately 2 inches X 4 inches)
  • Preparation Time: 40 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

1 tart large apple (e.g. Granny Smith), about
1 1/2 cups cubed and peeled
4 Tbsp. finely chopped, fresh thyme leaves (try to use lemon thyme if you can find it)
1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
3/4 cup Splenda
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. baking soda
3/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/8 tsp. salt
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/3 cup canola oil
1/4 cup orange juice
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly coat with nonstick spray and flour an 8- × 8-inch square pan. Combine the apples, thyme, and lemon juice, and set aside.
  2. Combine the flour, Splenda, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt in a separate bowl. In a large bowl combine the eggs, oil, orange juice, and vanilla.
  3. Add the apple-thyme mixture and mix until blended. Add dry ingredients, stirring until just combined. Spoon batter into prepared pan and bake for 30 minutes. Allow to cool and serve.
 
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