Applesauce Oatmeal Cake with Broiled Coconut Topping

Looking for a homemade dessert using applesauce? Then check out this wonderful oatmeal cake topped with coconut and nuts.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 50 min
  • ingredients 16
  • servings 9
 

Ingredients

Cake

1 1/4
cups applesauce
1
cup old-fashioned oats
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
cup granulated sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs
1 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4
teaspoon salt

Topping

3/4
cup flaked coconut
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/3
cup chopped pecans or walnuts
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
3
tablespoons milk

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 1-quart saucepan, heat applesauce to boiling over medium-high heat. Stir in oats. Let stand 20 minutes.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 9-inch square pan with shortening. In large bowl, beat 1/2 cup butter and granulated sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla and eggs until fluffy. Beat in applesauce mixture just until mixed. Stir in flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt, scraping bowl once, just until blended. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix all topping ingredients until well blended. Spread topping over hot cake. Broil cake with top 6 inches from heat 1 to 2 minutes or until top is golden and bubbly. Cool 30 minutes. Serve warm.
  • 1 In 1-quart saucepan, heat applesauce to boiling over medium-high heat. Stir in oats. Let stand 20 minutes.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 9-inch square pan with shortening. In large bowl, beat 1/2 cup butter and granulated sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla and eggs until fluffy. Beat in applesauce mixture just until mixed. Stir in flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt, scraping bowl once, just until blended. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix all topping ingredients until well blended. Spread topping over hot cake. Broil cake with top 6 inches from heat 1 to 2 minutes or until top is golden and bubbly. Cool 30 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
(
Calories from Fat
205),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
23%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
350mg
350%;
Total Carbohydrate
67g
67%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.