Apple Cake

Apple Cake

Prep time:
45 minutes
| Serves:
16 slices

Recipe From: The Hospital for Sick Children - Better Food for Kids: Your Essential Guide to Nutrition for all Children from age 2 to 6 WRITTEN BY: Joanne Saab, RD, and Daina Kalnins, RD
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Ingredients
  • All-purpose flour: 1 cup (250 ml)
  • Baking soda: 1 tsp (5 ml)
  • Ground cinnamon: 1 tsp (5 ml)
  • Ground nutmeg: ¾ tsp (3 ml)
  • Salt: ¼ tsp (1 ml)
  • Butter: ¼ cup (1 ml) or margarine, softened
  • Granulated sugar: 1 cup (25 ml)
  • Eggs
  • Apples: 2 cups (500 ml) sliced peeled
Utensils
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Electric mixer
  • 8 inch (2 L) square metal cake pan
  • Wire rack
Directions
  1. In a bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt; stir to mix well.
  2. In a bowl with an electric mixer, cream together butter and sugar.
  3. Blend in egg. Fold in apple slices. Gradually add flour mixture, stirring after each addition.
  4. Pour batter into prepared 8 inch (2 L) square metal cake pan.
  5. Bake in preheated oven 350°F (180°C) for 30-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  6. Cool on a wire rack before serving.
Nutrition Facts

per serving

Calories: 116 |

Protein: 1.3 g |

Fat: 3 g |

Carbohydrate: 21.7 g |

Calcium: 1% VQ |

Iron: 5% VQ |

(VQ = Valeur quotidienne)
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