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  • Summary

    Top this moist cake -- full of chocolate and apple flavors -- with our Cider Glaze, Apple Chips, and Crystallized Ginger for extra flair.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, plus more for pan
    • 2 1/4 cups super fine sugar
    • 2 large eggs
    • 2 1/2 cups unsweetened applesauce, preferably homemade
    • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
    • Pinch of salt
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • 2 tablespoons Calvados or brandy
    • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces
    • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
    • Cider Glaze, Apple Chips, and Crystallized Ginger
    • 2 cups whipped cream (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 774 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 43 g 66.61%
    • Saturated Fat: 27 g 134.48%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 103 mg 34.36%
    • Sodium: 137 mg 5.71%
    • Calcium: 77 mg 7.71%
    • Potassium: 256 mg 7.32%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 18.48%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 88 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 21.66%
    • Sugar: 63 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 25.84%
    • Vitamin C 1.52%
    • Vitamin D 7.56%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat9
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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