Here’s a cake that’s low in real sugar and dense like a bread but very sweet and has all the cinnamony-apple goodness that a crisp fall day calls for. Serve this with a hot cup of great black coffee and a little low-fat butter and you’ve the answer to a lot of people’s prayers!
3 Large Green Apples sliced thinly
4 1/2 teaspoons Cinnamon
1-1/2 cup plus 5 tablespoons Stevia ( granulated sweetener)
3 cups all-purpose whole wheat flour
1-1/2 Tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1 cup canola oil
1/2 cup orange juice
2 1/2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
1/2 cup Water
Combine Apple slices with 5 tablespoons Stevia sweetener and cinnamon, set aside.
In another bowl mix Wheat Flour, baking powder and salt…whisk till mixed well together.
In Large bowl beat your 4 eggs with remaining sweetener and brown sugar. Add oil and orange juice and vanilla, mix well. Then slowly incorporate the flour mixture into the mix until stiff then slowly mix in the 1/2 cup water.
Heavily grease, sugar and flour your Bundt or Angel food cake pan and then layer like this…dollops of the cake mix smoothed out and topped with a thin layer of the Apple/Cinnamon mix, then another dollops and smoothed out layer of the cake mix topped with remaining Apple Cinnamon mix, making sure the apples are pressed down into the batter. Bake 350 1 hour. This is not a cake for the fainthearted, very solid fragrant and filling. But very good for you too. Served warm with Coffee and lo cal butter or margarine it’s a terrific cold weather comfort food that won’t pack on the pounds.