Apple Coffee Cake
5 cups apple (tart, cored, peeled, and chopped) 1 cup sugar 1 cup raisins (dark) 1⁄2 cup pecans (chopped) 1⁄4 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 egg (beaten) 2 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour (sifted) 1 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons cinnamon (ground)
1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. Lightly oil a 13- by 9- by 2-inch pan.
3. In a large mixing bowl, combine apples with sugar, raisins, and pecans; mix well. Let stand 30 minutes.
4. Stir in oil, vanilla, and egg. Sift together flour, soda, and cinnamon; stir into apple mixture about 1/3 at a time, just enough to moisten dry ingredients.
5. Turn batter into pan. Bake 35-40 minutes. Cool cake slightly before serving.
Per recipe: $4.47
Per serving: $0.22
US Department of Health and Human Services, A Healthier You