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postheadericon Apple Cake (Diabetic)


This is our first kitchen tested diabetic recipe and let me tell you, it was a hit with all the tasters both diabetic and not!  This recipe is simple and very easy to make.  Great recipe for any special occasion where you are expecting any diabetic friends to partake of the food.

What you need:

An oven

A large mixing bowl

Spatula or big spoon

Sharp knife

Measuring cups

Cake pan (Bundt or tube recommended but I used two loaf pans)


2 cups Sugar replacement (Splenda, etc.)

3 large eggs

1 1/2 cups oil

1/4 cup unsweetened orange juice

3 cups self rising flour or make your own using 1stp baking soda for every cup of flour

3 cups peeled and chopped apple (Get the kind you like!)

1tbsp vanilla

1 cup chopped nutes (pecans, walnuts, almonds etc.)

1 cup unsweetened dried shredded coconut (optional)

Sprinkle of powdered sugar (optional)

How to make it:

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Grease pan(s)
  3. Easy part!  Add all ingredients to the mixing bowl folding in the apples, nuts and coconut (optional) last.
  4. Pour the mixture into the pan or pans and bake approximately an hour and a half  or when cake(s) shrink from edges and not gooey in the center.
  5. Cool on wire rack.
  6. OPTIONAL:  When serving, dust lightly with some powdered sugar.  For looks not sweet taste.

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