Fresh Apple Cake

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A simple cake uses less oil and sugar than traditional recipes.  Buttermilk reduces the fat and adds moisture and a rich flavor.  Recipe from EatBetterAmerica.com
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  • Serves 20

Ingredients

    • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
    • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
    • 1 cup buttermilk
    • 1/2 cup canola oil
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 3 cups finely chopped unpeeled apples (3 medium) We used green Pippin apples
    • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.

In large bowl, beat sugars, buttermilk, oil, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 20 to 30 seconds or until blended. Add remaining ingredients except apples and walnuts; beat on low speed about 1 minute or until blended. Stir in apples and walnuts. Spread batter in pan.

Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on cooling rack 1 hour.
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