Apples and raisins provide the moistness, which means less oil can be used in this low saturated fat, low cholesterol, and low sodium Kofie Cake.
5 cups Tart apples, cored, peeled, chopped
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Dark raisins
1/2 cup Pecans, chopped
1/4 cup Vegetable oil
2 tsp Vanilla
1 Egg, beaten
2 1/2 cups Sifted all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp Baking soda
2 tsp Ground cinnamon
Oven Temp ~ 350 degrees F (180 deg Celcius)
Baking Time ~ 35 – 40 Min.
Pan Type ~ 9 x 13 x 2
Preheat oven, lightly oil your pan.
In a large mixing bowl, combine apples with sugar, raisins, and pecans; mix well. Let stand 30 minutes.
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.
Turn batter into pan. Baking time above.
Cool cake slightly before serving.
Yield: 20 servings–Serving Size: 3-1/2-inch x 2-1/2-inch piece
Each serving provides:
Total fat: 5 g
Saturated fat: less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 11 mg
Sodium: 68 mg
This recipe is very similar to the original recipe discovered (or stolen?) by Sir Francis Drake in about 1785