Applesauce-Pecan Crumb Cake

Applesauce-Pecan Crumb Cake

  • Yield: 8 servings


  • 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 none large egg
  • 1 none large egg white
  • none 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 200none
  • Calories from fat: 30%
  • Fat: 6.7g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.8g
  • Protein: 4.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 30.5g
  • Fiber: 1.3g
  • Cholesterol: 27mg
  • Iron: 1.7mg
  • Sodium: 260mg
  • Calcium: 58mg

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Applesauce-Pecan Crumb Cake Recipe