It’s hard to think of something that feels more like fall than this Apple Raisin Cake.
It’s packed full of delicious ingredients like apples, raisins, cinnamon, and walnuts. It’s healthier than a traditional cake, thanks to whole-wheat flour, olive oil, and honey.
That said, it’s definitely still a treat, so don’t go overboard!
All you’ll need is a big sheet pan. When it’s done, just cut into squares and serve. No fancy layers, frosting, or decorating required!
For an extra something, serve with a small scoop of frozen yogurt. It also tastes delicious with a dollop of plain Greek yogurt, as a healthier alternative to whipped cream.
Wrap leftovers tightly with plastic wrap to keep the cake moist.
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Apple Raisin Cake
This moist, rich apple cake with raisins is the perfect dessert to welcome the arrival of Fall, featuring sweet juicy apples, raisins, and crunchy walnuts.
- Nonstick cooking spray
- 5 cups chopped peeled apples
- 1 cup raisins
- ½ cup raw honey
- ⅓ cup chopped raw walnuts
- ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
- 1 large egg beaten
- 2½ cups whole wheat flour
- 1½ tsp. baking soda
- 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Lightly coat a 13 x 9-inch baking dish with spray. Set aside.
Combine apples, raisins, honey, and walnuts; mix well. Allow mixture to stand for 30 minutes.
Add oil, vanilla, and egg; mix well. Set aside.
Combine flour, baking soda, and cinnamon; mix well.
Add flour mixture to apple mixture; mix until just blended.
Place batter into prepared pan.
Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool slightly before serving.
The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.
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Enjoy this treat as an occasional snackional.
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