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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 182.3
  • Total Fat: 4.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 10.6 mg
  • Sodium: 99.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 2.8 g

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Apple Coffee Cake


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Introduction

Apples and raisins provide the moistness, which means less oil can be used in this low saturated fat, low cholesterol, and low sodium coffee cake. Apples and raisins provide the moistness, which means less oil can be used in this low saturated fat, low cholesterol, and low sodium coffee cake.

Ingredients

    • 5 cups tart apples, cored, peeled, chopped
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1 cup dark raisins
    • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
    • 1/4 cup olive oil
    • 2 teaspoon vanilla
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • 2 1/2 cup sifted whole grain flour
    • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

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Directions

1.Preheat oven to 350 F.



2.Lightly oil a 13x9x2-inch pan.



3.In a large mixing bowl, combine apples with sugar, raisins, and pecans; mix well. Let stand 30 minutes.



4.Stir in oil, vanilla, and egg. Sift together flour, soda, and cinnamon; stir into apple mixture about 1/3 at a time just enough to moisten dry ingredients.



5.Turn batter into pan. Bake 35 to 40 minutes. Cool cake slightly before serving.



Yield: 20 servings--Serving Size: 3-1/2-inch x 2-1/2-inch piece





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  • Incredible!
    19 of 20 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! Made these changes: 1 C almond flour & 1.5 C oatmeal, less raisins (but would use the full cup next time), more nuts, more cinnamon, 0 cal baking sweetener=2/3 cup sugar & applesauce for the oil. Batter was thick, but cake turned out moist. 16 servings @ 162 calories made this way - 12/28/08

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  • 15 of 15 people found this review helpful
    I enjoyed this very much. I made this into cupcakes
    for portion control and froze them. Used Reddy whip
    on the top. made a beautiful and satisfying dessert. - 11/14/08

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  • Incredible!
    14 of 14 people found this review helpful
    This is the best recipe..but I used walnuts and instead of making it as a cake (as I have done at least 5 times) I made several in bread pans and wrapped them as loaves to use for the holidays! Everyone loves them! - 12/2/08

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  • Very Good
    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I found out what I did wrong. You HAVE to use at least some of the sugar to get the moisture from the apples, etc. I also added 1/4 cup applesauce and halved the oil. It is absolutely great!!! - 3/29/08

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  • Very Good
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Made these substitutions:

    3/4 c honey for sugar
    apple sauce for oil
    orange infused craisins for raisins (Yummy!)

    Also added a 1/4 tsp of salt to fruit to help bring out moisture. - 3/26/08

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  • Very Good
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Very simple to make and very tasty. The batter is quite thick but it turned out great. Next time I might substitute applesauce for the oil, to save on fat and calories. - 10/28/08

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Wow! This recipe is a keeper. I used Splenda instead of sugar and a bit more spices, cloves, cin. and nutmeg. Very moist, great dessert! - 3/26/08

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  • Very Good
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I did like others and used Splenda, added cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg! Wonderful! - 3/29/08

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  • Very Good
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    good! i replaced apple sauce for the oil, and only used a 1/2 cup of sugar. the apples and raisins make it sweet enough for me! - 3/29/08

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    The only thing I changed was I had almond slices instead of pecans, and I found I had to lightly sprinkle cinnamon sugar over the top - but EXCELLENT!!!! Letting the apples, sugar and raisins sit draws out the moisture in the fruit, making a moister dessert. - 1/30/08

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  • 6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Very good!! I used WW pastry flour, substitued 3/4 cup splenda and 1/4 sugar for the 1 cup sugar, added 4 scoops of vanilla whey protein, and an extra 1/2 tsp baking soda. Loved it! Husband Loved it! Served it for a dinner party and everyone gobbled it down with a bit of lite cool whip. - 12/22/07

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Not too sweet. But SOOO delicious. I put in flax seed and used some soy flour. Put in extra raisins. The apples are SO tasty! Hopefully it'll keep for several days because the calorie count is a little steep and I can only have about 2 per day! - 10/24/07

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  • Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    i've made this twice. using granny smith apples it's a little bland. i use galas or delicious and it adds just a bit more sweetness. i like the nice big chunks of apples and nuts. it's hearty. - 4/22/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This was the first coffee cake I've ever made and it is delicious!!!! I sprinkled some more cinnamon over the top before putting it in the oven. It's moist and just the perfect amount of sweet.Will definitely add this to my list of recipes to keep! - 11/2/08

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  • Bad
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I must say I was disapponted with the way it came out.
    Maybe I will Heat it up an pour some milk over it to change the texture alttle bit. I also think i needed to chop the apples a little more than I did. I didn't think it was as bad as my rating but it won't let me change it . - 10/31/08

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Made this today, for Herb Society meeting. Everybody LOVED it! I don't like nuts in baked goods, so skipped the pecans and used an all-fruit trail mix instead of the raisins since that's what I had on hand. Also added 1 Tbs fresh chopped rosemary. Needed more, but very good. - 10/23/08

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  • O.K.
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This was okay. When I mixed ingredients it appeared to be dry already, so I added milk to the mixture before baking. I thought it was okay as it wasn't too sweet, but my family didn't care for it. Will probably not make it again. - 11/9/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made this with white flour and sweet pecans.
    I can't get over people's reactions!!! It's hard work that truly pays off!! EXCELLENT! - 10/21/08

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This is a wonderful fall recipe! It reminded me of a recipe I learned to make when I was young. The taste was great, and I like the moist that the apples created. I did split the sugar, half white and half brown. I plan to make it again for Thanksgiving. Thank you for bringing back old memories! - 10/20/08

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I HATE raisins; so I used craisins in their place. This tasted amazing -- very moist. I would make this again. - 2/26/08

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  • Good
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made this with subs:1/2 raisins and 1/2 dried cranberries. 1/8 c. olive oil and 1/4 c. cinnamon applesauce, 11/2c. whole wheat flour and 1c. white flour, and accidentally put in 6 c. apples instead of 5. I would chop my apples smaller next time. Takes time due to peeling but everyone liked it. - 10/20/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Wonderful, moist - even better the next day. Freezes well too. Thank you so sending this in! - 10/19/08

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  • O.K.
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I was a little dissappointed after reading the wonderful reviews. Hubby was less than enthusiastic also. Sorry. - 7/18/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Ok so I don't know what I did wrong it was good but there was like NO batter. I don't know if I had my apples cut too big tho i don't think so. There of course was some batter to keep it together so what was there was great but....what did I do? I used walnuts instead maybe too many apples? - 10/21/08

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  • 2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I really don't like how inflated the ratings are because people "want" to try it.... don't do this people! - 9/16/08

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was terrific! EVERYONE LOVED IT! - 6/21/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was better the 2nd day after the "crust" got even softer. I made it with just apples, no nuts or raisins. I blended white and brown sugar, white and wheat flour, and added a dash of nutmeg. - 6/14/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very tasty! More like a crisp instead of a cake but good nonetheless. - 6/13/08

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I left out the oecans and subbed Splenda for the sugar..very yummy... - 4/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    one of the best cake I've ever made - 4/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was a great coffee cake. Moist and not to sweet, and quite easy to make. - 4/3/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was amazing! I had family over and they kept commenting on how good it was! - 3/29/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I made a few changes (sugar substitute and a couple of my fav spices) . It is a very good recipe...(I have to sub ingredients due to med. requirements..nothing to due with your recipe being anything but perfection to start with) - 3/29/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    sooo delicious!! - 3/26/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    sooo delicious!!! - 3/26/08

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This recipe was esy to follow and my husband really enjoyed it. - 3/26/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Wonderful! My fiance gave this his highest compliment! (Which is to say, he tried to trick me into thinking it was awful so he could eat it all). I added just a splash of apple juice and sprinkled the top with brown sugar! - 12/21/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very tasty and moist! I used half Splenda, walnuts, and no raisins. Didn't quite have enough apples, so, used no-sugar applesauce. - 12/17/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Delicious. The whole family loved it!! - 11/29/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is wonderful! Had this at a SparkFriends house yesterday & we all agreed that it was delicious. I might try this substituting applesauce for all or part of the oil. - 10/28/07

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    People who rate the reciple AFTER changing half the ingredients get on my last nerve. It's not the true recipe and you have no right to rate it. No one wants to substitute your nasty ingredients anyway. - 1/29/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    A great recipe for dieters!!!
    I used half of sugar amount and I added apple juice for it.
    Also, I used 1/4 cup nonfat yogurt instead of oil.
    Great taste and low calorie!!! - 1/7/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I didn't change a thing. It was moist and flavorful. Served it with coffee, and it was the perfect morning snack. :) - 11/3/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Excellent and moist. I made it in two bread pans, and substituted the nuts with dates. It turned out very moist, and delicious. - 5/20/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I used dried apricots instead of raisins.It was great! - 5/19/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    All of my friends LOVE this! Mmmm. So tasty. - 5/6/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Tried it this weekend, and it was pretty good. I also found out that Boyfriend doesn't like raisins this weekend! LOL Despite that, he liked it too. When I make it again, I'll leave out the raisins, and hopefully it will turn out great! - 4/27/09

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    not as sweet as I would have liked, but was eaten and enjoyed by the whole family. May or may not make again, undecided. - 4/22/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this was just great, I made a few changes to it.I used baking sweetner in lace of the sugar, also walnuts for pecans.Since my husband and I are diabetic . - 4/22/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This turned out FANTASTIC! Followed the recipe except didn't have pecans so I chopped up Almonds. Sliced the Apples into tiny pieces. The important thing is to let the apples sit with their sugar for the full 30 minutes - - made 'em juice up well. Baked 20 mins. in cupcake molds & froze 'em. WOW - 4/22/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My family loved this recipe. I will definitely make this on a regular basis - 4/22/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was really good. I added a little struesel topping and it was great! - 1/23/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this for my family--It is easy and delicious. My daughter, who hates whole wheat and nuts, loved it...go figure! - 10/21/08

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I have a recipe very similar to this one. I use walnuts instead of pecans. Sometimes I omit the raisins. This is more like a fruitcake consistency and does get moist after sitting overnight. I store in an airtight container. Very good. - 10/19/08

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  • Good
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Has anyone made this using only regular all purpose white flour? I'm wondering what the taste difference would be, if any. - 10/19/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    yummy! - 3/26/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Excellent!!!!! - 3/26/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    tasty! - 3/26/08

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Arsaleena - Coffee Cake is a cake that goes well with coffee. It doesn't contain coffee. - 2/7/08

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Definitely a keeper!! - 12/22/07

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  • I would like to know how you can call it a 'Coffee' cake with out coffee in the recipe? Just asking... - 3/14/14

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    save - 11/27/13

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  • Followed the recipe as written--it was bland beyond belief and dry... - 8/2/13

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yumm!!
    Just made it and it was really delicious. I made quite a number of adjustments in the measurements to better suit my likings though. I also used almonds (chopped with food processors) instead of pecans.
    The whole family and especially my mum love it!! Thanks :D - 1/29/13

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  • Made this exactly like the recipe called for. It was the worst thing I have ever tasted. I wasted 4 good apples plus nuts and raisins. The whole thing went into the garbage.
    - 12/28/12

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Really liked this; not overly sweet. I used dry cranberries & walnuts because I didn't have raisins and pecans. - 10/28/12

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    use 1/2 the sugar, use applesauce instead of oil, add cloves, use craisins instead of raisins - 10/12/12

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Thanks for a great recipe! - 2/23/12

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very Good, moist. Brought it tailgating and it was a hit! - 11/7/11

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  • It doesn't look a thing like the picture, nor is it the consistency of your typical coffee cake, but it is very tastey, and easy to make. - 10/5/11

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  • All of us in the house loved this cake. It was a little underdone so had a soft center but my teenagers said this made it even nicer! - 10/4/11

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  • Delicious. Super Moist - 9/22/11

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    the picture shows apples on top...? - 9/6/11

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  • Delicious~~~~ - 9/4/11

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have made it but maybe not right. Perhaps the apples need to be chopped finer because they didn't lend any juice to the dry ingredients. Will try again to make a little different and then rate. - 8/21/11

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    for it being healthy coffee cake, awesome! - 8/4/11

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Really good. - 7/26/11

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  • This cake was really yummy and moist. My kids are fussy about raisins so I used dried cranberries instead. Delicious! - 4/3/11

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    what can i substitute for sugar, we are not eating it, and artificial sweetners are not good, they are chemicals and toxins. Any suggestions - 1/15/11

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  • It tasted good, but it DEFINITELY NOT COFFEE CAKE. It's closer to apple crisp or something. I followed the recipe exactly. And to get the 20 servings, the pieces are very small. It was ok, but I was disappointed after reading the rave reviews. Probably won't make again. - 11/13/10

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  • I made this without Raisins or Nuts. Everything the same. It was great. The group I made it for LOVED LOVED LOVED IT! Will Make it again - 10/20/10

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  • This is very good coffee cake especially the day after it's made. I didn't have vanilla so I used maple flavoring instead. - 10/9/10

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  • Not much batter but worked out OK. Tasty -- not sweet! Would try next time with craisins. Much better second day! - 10/9/10

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Excellent! Enjoying 2 pieces as my breakfast right now. As I love spices, I did follow KFCOOKE's additions of 1/2 tsp ea. cloves and nutmeg. - 9/2/10

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I love this recipie. I did not have raisins so I used dried cranberries. I think I am also going to try to substitute pears for the apples? My office also love it as a friday treat! - 4/16/10

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  • I was a little disappointed by this but ya never know until you try something new how it will go over with your family. - 2/14/10

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I like this coffee cake but the pieces are so small that I don't get satisfied. - 1/30/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I'm going to try for Christmas, when i have my sister for dinner - 12/20/09

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is absolutely great! My only change was to substitute dried cranberries for the raisins. Will make again for sure! - 12/10/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Added this to my cookbook. - 12/2/09

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  • Delicious! My mom is a huge apple fan and she couldn't get enough. - 10/25/09

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  • I was concerned about this when I put it in the pan. It's very thick and chunky. However, it started filling the house with a wonderful scent and it tastes wonderful! I will definitely make this again! - 10/6/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I will make this when I get home out of the big truck. Also I have a big family reunion coming up with lots of diabetics so I will surprise them with this cake. - 6/29/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This sounds great for an upcoming graduation party I have to attend - 6/14/09

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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    My mother has make this recipe for years. Now I have a grandson who loves it. I bake with splenda or at least half and half. I also add 1/2 tsp of nutmeg. Great!! - 5/1/09

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  • Very Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds wonderful! - 4/23/09

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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I first got this recipe from my mother-in-law, since then I have served it at parties and gatherings as well as my cafe many times. It has always been a big hit with comment after aomment on it's moistness. Thanks for listing this, because my original copy has faded out. - 4/23/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I look forward to making it the next time I have someone over for coffee. - 4/23/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    YUMMMMM! i made a recipe similar to this just last week and my daughter and hubby gobbled it all up that same day, i only got 2 pieces out of the entire 13 x 9 pan full! it was awesome! - 4/22/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This sounds great. Very healthy Cant wiat to try it - 4/22/09

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