Low-Fat Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cake

(9 servings)

  • 1/2 cup + 1 Tablespoon quick-cooking oats
  • 1 and 1/2 cups + 1 Tablespoon sifted flour
  • 4 Tablespoons low-fat butter spread
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 and 1/2 pounds firm apples
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar - packed
  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup non-fat milk
  • 1 ccup low-fat whipped topping
Peel, core and cut the apples into a 1/2-inch dice. That should yield about 4 cups diced apple.

Combine 1 tablespoon oats, 1 tablespoon flour, brown sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in small bowl and set aside. Cream low-fat spread and sugar in mixer bowl until fluffy. Add egg whites, beating 4 to 5 minutes. Beat in vanilla. Re-sift remaining 1 1/2 cups flour with 2 teaspoons cinnamon, baking powder and baking soda.

Alternately stir into egg white mixture with non-fat milk just until blended. Reserve 1 cup diced apples and fold remaining apples and 1/2 cup oats into batter. Turn into lightly greased 12 x 7-inch baking dish.

Scatter reserved apples on top, then sprinkle on brown sugar mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes or until wood pick inserted in center comes out dry. Serve warm or at room temperature. Makes 9 servings.

Did you know... Oatmeal contains a wide array of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and is a good source of protein, complex carbohydrates and iron.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank HollyMartel for this recipe.

Recipe number 2395. Submitted 9/20/2008.