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Apple Walnut Snack Cake

Tart Michigan Apples and crunchy walnuts make these moist, whole grain snack cake a perfect snack for mid-morning coffee breaks or an energizing afterschool treat.

Recommended Apple Variety:

Braeburn, Cortland, Empire, Gala, Ida Red

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups peeled, diced tart Michigan Apples* (4 medium)
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Serving Size:
  • Makes 16 servings
  • Calories: 277
  • Fat: 12.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 39g
  • Protein: 4.5g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sodium: 305mg
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 13×9-inch baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl stir together flour, wheat germ, soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl combine apples, sugars, oil, walnuts, eggs and vanilla. Add flour mixture and stir gently to blend all ingredients well.
  4. Spread mixture into baking pan and bake for 35-45 minutes or until cake is slightly browned and the center springs back when lightly touched.
  5. Cool bars in pan then cut into 16 bars.
Apple Walnut Snack Cake

Recommended Apple Varieties