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Apple Pie Cake

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WW Freestyle: 14
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time2 hrs
Servings: 8
Calories: 402

Ingredients

CRUST

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2- cup whole-wheat pastry flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons cold butter , cut into pieces
  • 2 ounces Reduced Fat Cream Cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons cold water

FILLING

  • 6 Granny Smith apples , peeled, cored and thinly sliced (you will need about 5 cups of apple slices)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2- cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ground nutmeg , to taste
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

TOPPING

  • 1/2- cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Instructions 

Prepare the CRUST

  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, whole-wheat pastry flour and salt.
  • Using a pastry cutter or a fork, cut in butter and cream cheese; cut until the mixture is crumbly.
  • Stir in oil; stir until mixture is completely moistened.
  • Add water and toss with a fork to combine.
  • Lightly flour your work area and knead the dough for 30 seconds.
  • Shape dough into a ball, press into a disk and wrap in plastic-wrap.
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

In the meantime, prepare the FILLING.

  • Place apple slices in a mixing bowl and toss with lemon juice.
  • Add light brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg; toss to combine.
  • Sprinkle with flour and toss to combine; set aside.
  • Remove prepared dough from fridge.
  • Lightly grease a 9-inch pie dish with baking spray and set aside.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough into a 14-inch circle.
  • Transfer dough to prepared pie dish; press dough firmly into the bottom and up the sides of the dish.
  • Prick the dough in several places with a fork.
  • Place back in the fridge for 15 minutes.

In the meantime, prepare the TOPPING.

  • In a small bowl, whisk together flour and baking powder; whisk until combined and set aside.
  • In your mixer's bowl, combine eggs, sugar and vanilla; beat for 1 minute or until pale yellow and fluffy.
  • Add flour mixture to egg mixture; set mixer on low and continue to mix until combined, about 15 seconds.
  • Preheat oven to 425.
  • Remove prepared crust from fridge.
  • Spoon previously prepared apple-mixture into the crust.
  • Pour cake batter over apples.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to 350 and continue to bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until top is lightly browned and set.
  • Remove from oven and let cool at least 20 minutes.
  • Serve.

Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: DIETHOOD
 
Nutrition Facts
Apple Pie Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 402 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 59mg20%
Sodium 178mg7%
Potassium 299mg9%
Carbohydrates 70g23%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 40g44%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 345IU7%
Vitamin C 7mg8%
Calcium 64mg6%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.