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Apple Spice Cake
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A moist, lightly sweet cake that goes great with tea or coffee!
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  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup neutral oil, such as avocado or olive oil
  • 2/3 cup coconut palm sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp ground cardamom
  • 2 small apples, peeled and diced
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a cake pan (8- or 9-inch) or cast iron skillet (10-inch) with oil.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk yogurt, applesauce, oil, sugar, eggs and vanilla until smooth.
  4. Add flour mixture to wet ingredients and stir until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  5. Gently fold in diced apples.
  6. Pour batter into prepared pan/skillet.
  7. Bake 35-40 minutes or until center is set. Remove from the oven and cool.
Recipe Notes

Adapted from

You can easily use white whole wheat flour instead of all-purpose flour, if you prefer.

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