Applesauce-Pecan Crumb Cake

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Nutritional Information

Calories 200
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 6.7 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 3.4 g
Polyfat 1.8 g
Protein 4.9 g
Carbohydrate 30.5 g
Fiber 1.3 g
Cholesterol 27 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 260 mg
Calcium 58 mg


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/2 cup applesauce
1 tablespoon butter or stick margarine, melted
1 large egg
1 large egg white
Cooking spray
1/3 cup chopped pecans
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 teaspoons butter or stick margarine, melted
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


Preheat oven to 350°.

Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 5 ingredients (flour through nutmeg) in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture. Combine buttermilk, applesauce, 1 tablespoon butter, egg, and egg white in a bowl; add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.

Spoon batter into a 9-inch round cake pan coated with cooking spray. Combine pecans and remaining ingredients in a small bowl; stir with a fork until mixture resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle evenly over top of cake. Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.