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Apple Nut Coffee Cake

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"'When I was growing up, my mother used to make this during apple season,' recalls Debbie Tilley of Riverview, Florida. 'The original recipe called for butter and egg, but I replaced them with applesauce and egg substitute.'"
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40 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the sugar, applesauce and egg substitute; mix well. Combine the flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to the applesauce mixture. Stir in apple and pecans.
  2. Spread in an 8-in. square baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray. In a bowl, combine the brown sugar, pecans, butter and cinnamon; sprinkle over apple mixture. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.


  • Nutritional Analysis: One piece equals 192 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 134 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.


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The product of this recipe was sickeningly sweet (this is coming from someone with a sweet tooth). Even though I used tart Granny Smith apples, I ended up throwing away most of the cake; it was...

excellent recipe! i used real sugar, eggs, and sweetened apple sauce< and it turned out perfect! make sure to use the same sized pan listed in the recipe... I used a much larger one out of sheer...