German Apple Cake Recipe
Diabetic Friendly Recipe
Adapted from an original German recipe, this German Apple Cake utilizes sweetener to keep the sugar content in check without losing flavor. The addition of strawberry spreadable fruit is delicious.
1/4 cup margarine, softened
5 teaspoons measurable sweetener
2 tablespoons strawberry spreadable fruit
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup skim milk
1 cup self-rising flour
1 medium Granny Smith apple
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon measurable sweetener (such as Stevia)
Beat margarine, sweetener and spread-able fruit together until combined and creamy.
Mix together the egg, vanilla and milk. Add to the margarine mixture alternately with the self-rising flour. The mixture will be thick. Spoon mixture into a greased and parchment-paper lined 8-inch round cake pan.
Peel and core apple; cut into slices. Dip slices into lemon juice. Place decoratively on top of cake mixture.
Bake in preheated 350-degree oven for 30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Turn out onto a towel; peel off parchment paper. Invert onto a wire rack with apple on top. Sprinkle with cinnamon and additional Equal while cake is still warm.
Recipe makes 10 servings
Calories: 120; Total Fat: >5g; Carbohydrates: 16g; Cholesterol: 21mg; Sodium: 230mg; Protein: 2g;
Exchanges: 1 Bread, 1 Fat
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