Applesauce-Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Total Time
1 hr 3 min
18 min
45 min
We use the traditional Hanukkah latke topping of applesauce to add fruity moisture to this low-fat coffee cake.


cooking spray

1 spray(s), or enough to coat pan

all-purpose flour

1½ cup(s)

packed light brown sugar

¾ cup(s)

baking soda

1 tsp

baking powder

½ tsp

ground cinnamon

1 tsp

table salt

½ tsp

fat free sour cream

¾ cup(s)

vegetable oil

2 Tbsp

unsweetened applesauce

1 cup(s)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  2. Stir together flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a large bowl. Stir together sour cream, oil and applesauce in a small bowl. Stir sour cream mixture into flour mixture just to mix. (Do not beat.)
  3. Spoon batter into prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 40 to 45 minutes. Allow cake to cool to warm or room temperature before slicing into 16 pieces.

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