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  • Writer's pictureJenn Clayton

Apple Coffee Cake

This coffee cake is incredible! So moist and flavorful- the perfect addition to your breakfast!

Change up the fruit or skip it all together for a extremely versatile breakfast recipe!

Full recipe in video below!


1/4 cup light butter softened

3/4 cup light brown sugar alternative

1 large egg

1/2 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup all-purpose flour

3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

dash of salt

1 1/2 cups Granny Smith apples , peeled and diced

Streusel Topping:

1/4 cup light butter- cold

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 cup light brown sugar alternative

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 cup chopped pecans , optional

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF and grease an 8x8 inch pan.

  • Streusel topping: Combine all the streusel topping ingredients in a small bowl. Mix with a fork, or your fingers, until the mixture resembles crumbs. Set aside.

  • Cake: In a large bowl beat together 1/4 cup butter and 3/4 cup brown sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add egg, sour cream, and vanilla and mix to combine.

  • Stir flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt together in a bowl. Add to the butter mixture and stir to combine.

  • Fold apples into the batter. Pour batter into prepared baking dish and smooth into an even layer.

  • Sprinkle streusel topping over the mixture.

  • Bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Cool in the pan for at least 10 minutes before serving.

9 Servings:

4 points (blue & green)

3 points (purple)

162 Calories (with Pecans)

3 points (blue & green)

2 points (purple)

without pecans

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