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Apple Streusel Coffee Cake

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg whites 2
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Dry oat bran high fiber hot cereal 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chunky applesauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chunky applesauce 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Divided)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Heat oven to 375°F.
Grease 8-inch square pan.
For cake; Cream and sugar in medium bowl with fork until blended and crumbly.
Add egg whites and vanilla.
Beat until fairly smooth.
Stir in oat bran and applesauce.
Let stand 5 minutes.
Combine flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt (if used) and nutmeg in separate bowl.
Stir into oat bran mixture.
Spread half of batter in pan.
For filling and topping: Spread 3/4 cup applesauce over batter.
Combine sugar and cinnamon.
Sprinkle half over applesauce.
Add remaining batter, gently spreading evenly.
Top with remaining 1/4 cup applesauce.
Spread thinly and evenly.
Sprinkle with remaining sugar and cinnamon mixture.
Bake at 375°F for 30 to 35 minutes or until top is golden brown and center springs back when touched lightly.
Cut in squares.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Apple
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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