Apple Streusel Coffee Cake
|Shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|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|
|Chunky applesauce||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Divided)|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
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.