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  • Serves: 8 Servings

Oat Cake with Coconut-Nut Topping

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 2 ts All-purpose flour
  • 1/3 c 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/4 c Regular oats
  • 3/4 c All-purpose flour
  • 1 ts Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/2 c Sugar
  • 2 tb Margarine, softened
  • 1/3 c Applesauce
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/3 c Firmly packed dark brown
  • -sugar
  • 1/4 c Evaporated skimmed milk
  • 1 tb Margarine
  • 1/4 c Regular oats
  • 3 tb Finely chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 c Shredded sweetened coconut


Coat an 8-inch round cake pan with cooking spray; dust with 2 teaspoons
flour, and set aside.

Bring 1% low-fat milk to a simmer in a small saucepan; stir in 1/4 cup
oats. Bring mixture to a boil, and remove from heat. Spoon mixture into a
small bowl; let cool. Combine 3/4 cup flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and
salt in a small bowl; set aside. Combine 1/2 cup granulated sugar and 2
tablespoons softened margarine in a large bowl; beat at medium speed of a
mixer until blended. Add applesauce, vanilla, and egg; beat until blended.
Add flour mixture and oatmeal mixture; beat until well-blended. Pour batter
into prepared pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until a wooden
pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven; set aside on a
wire rack.

Combine the brown sugar, evaporated milk, and 1 tablespoon margarine in a
small saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat, and cook 30 seconds. Stir
in 1/4 cup oats, walnuts, and coconut; cook 30 seconds. Spread over cake;
broil 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cool. Yield: 8 servings
(serving size: 1 wedge).

Per serving: 217 Calories; 7g Fat (27% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 35g
Carbohydrate; 23mg Cholesterol; 184mg Sodium

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