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    Keep in mind - you need to pour the sauce over the cake as soon as it comes out of the oven. This recipe was published before I began posting only grain-free recipes on my site. For a grain-free version of this cake click here .Adapted very loosely from Paula Deen .

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups organic whole cane sugar or sucanat (to read more about this sweetener click here )
    • 3 large eggs
    • 1 1/2 cups coconut oil
    • 1/4 cup orange juice
    • 3 cups whole wheat pastry flour (freshly ground preferred)
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
    • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
    • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
    • 3 cups grated fuji apples (I left the skins on)
    • 1 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
    • 1 cup chopped pecans (optional)
    • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
    • 1 cup organic whole cane sugar
    • 1/2 cup buttermilk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

    Instructions

    Click Here For Step-By-Step Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 570 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 41 g 63.82%
    • Saturated Fat: 25 g 126.13%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 36 mg 12.16%
    • Sodium: 349 mg 14.54%
    • Calcium: 51 mg 5.08%
    • Potassium: 54 mg 1.54%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 12.14%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 43 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 18.82%
    • Sugar: 19 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 17.13%
    • Vitamin C 11.66%
    • Vitamin D 0.02%
    • * 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 - Fat8
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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