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Apple Cocoa Snack Cake

The apple provides natural sweetening and helps make this cake moist and delicious. I'm a former home economics teacher who loves to delight family and friends with homemade goodies.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped peeled tart apples
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Combine water, oil, lemon juice and vanilla; add to the dry ingredients and stir just until combined. Toss apples with sugar and cinnamon; fold into batter. Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until cake tests done.

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