Apple Caramel Coffee Cake

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This Apple Caramel Coffee Cake recipe is healthy, moist, dense and sink-your-teeth-in good. The recipe uses fresh apples in the cake along with other healthy ingredients and a cinnamon streusel frosting that is loaded with walnuts. The frosting, in particular, is incredibly delicious and worth the efforts. It brings the cake to life. If you’re tired of using a store-bought frosting, then this is the frosting you have to make as directed in the recipe. Having said that, the cake in itself is so comforting and tasty with chunks of cooked apple bits inside that you could skip the frosting altogether if you want. Easy apple recipes are also a great option to make during the apple season as opposed to a traditional chocolate dessert. This healthy dessert is pure decadence and guilt-free because it is refined sugar-free. It is a perfect dessert for a large gathering or family mealtime. This recipe is also a fool-proof method on how to bake a cake using fresh apples. You can also serve a slice for breakfast with a cup of coffee.

Apples are packed with nutrients that are very high in vitamin B6, and C. They are high in dietary fiber and contain no saturated fats or cholesterol. With several health benefits that come from the nutrition in apples, it is hard not to use them in desserts. The nutrition in apples is the best reason to bake more quick and easy apple desserts.You can make this cake well before the occasion and freeze it. You can thaw the cake on the day of serving along with freshly made frosting. If you like cupcakes, then go ahead and use this recipe to make little cupcake beauties by all means. You can also add toasted nuts like pecans or cashews. For a sweet citrus flavor, you can add orange zest to or even pumpkin pie spice to the batter to enhance the comforting taste of the cake. Another interesting and healthy frosting that goes well with this cake is a layer of peanut butter along with dark chocolate chips. Always use fresh cinnamon powder to get a rich depth of flavor in the cake. Do not use the cinnamon powder if it has been sitting on your shelf for a long time. Usually, spices tend to lose their flavor over a period. Using the best vanilla extract will impact the flavor in cake recipes. For best results, always use the best vanilla extract with no additives like corn syrup, sugar, etc.

Nutrition Facts for: Apple Caramel Coffee Cake from Eat Good 4 Life

Ingredients: Whole wheat pastry flour, baking powder, olive oil, sugar, eggs, yogurt, vanilla, extract, apples, caramel sauce, walnuts, coconut oil, cinnamon.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 10 servings.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

* Per Serving:Calories 440, Calories from Fat 205, Total Fat 22.8g 35%, Saturated Fat 8.4g 42%, Cholesterol 34mg 11%, Sodium 55mg 2%, Potassium 274mg 8%, Carbohydrates 54.8g 18%, Dietary Fiber 5.1g 20%, Sugars 23.3g, Protein 6.8g, Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 7%, Calcium 10%, Iron 9%

Thank you to Miriam at the ‘Eat Good 4 Life' food blog for sharing this lovely Apple Caramel Coffee Cake recipe with us. Miriam is very passionate about healthy recipes. Do visit her blog for more quick and easy apple desserts or other fun and easy baking recipes. This apple cake recipe is so luscious for more helpings especially if you love the comforting flavor of warm apples with cinnamon and nuts for a dessert. Make this little apple delight today!

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