Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  368
  • Protein  4 g
  • Carbohydrates  52 g
  • Fat  16 g
  • Cholesterol  53 mg
  • Sodium  110 mg
  • Potassium  99 mg
  • Phosphorus  72 mg
  • Calcium  67 mg
  • Fiber  1.5 g

Apple Cake

Apples are versatile foods that score high when it comes to helping you stay healthy. Renal dietitian, Cristin from Pennsylvania, introduces her easy-to-make, low-potassium recipe packed with the flavor, fiber and wholesome goodness of apples.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis


Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Cristin from Pennsylvania.

Portions: 16     Serving size: 1/16 cake

Ingredients

  • 6 medium apples
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2-1/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 cups all-purpose white flour
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons vanilla

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Spray tube pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Peel, core and cut apples into chunks.
  4. Combine cinnamon and 1/3 cup white sugar. Mix in apple chunks and set aside.
  5. Combine remaining ingredients in a bowl and beat with an electric mixer until smooth.
  6. Layer half the cake batter, then the apple chunks, then remaining cake batter in prepared tube pan.
  7. Bake for 75 minutes until golden brown or toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. 

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 fruit, low potassium
  • 1 starch
  • 3 fat
  • 1-1/2 high calorie 

Carbohydrate choices

3-1/2

Helpful hints

  • 1 medium apple yields approximately 1 cup peeled and cored.
  • This high calorie dessert is a great choice for packing in extra calories.
 

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Apple Cake

klshively says:

1

How is it possible to use OJ in this recipe for renal patients? Too much K+ as far as I am concerned! Moderator comment: With only 1/4 cup orange juice the potassium contribution is only 7 mg per serving. You could use apple juice instead and add some orange zest.

Oct. 24, 2012, 4:21 AM - Inappropriate review?

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stb4 says:

5

Loved this cake will bake it again. Awesome.

Apr. 20, 2012, 8:44 PM - Inappropriate review?

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leigh561 says:

4

I made this using the Splenda blend and put a cream cheese glaze on it....it was little on the heavy side but still a wonderful cake that the whole family enjoyed. Will be making this again!

Jul. 06, 2010, 5:37 PM - Inappropriate review?

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says:

5

Since my dad is Diabetic, I baked this cake with half the sugar (actually I used Splenda) and it was delicious.

Jun. 07, 2009, 10:52 AM - Inappropriate review?

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kr92097 says:

5

Excellent cake. My family loved it.

May. 26, 2009, 9:28 AM - Inappropriate review?

Apple Cake

grogg2 says:

5

Baked this cake & served it with warm honey sauce. It was a hit. Everyone raved about it & wanted recipe. Also excellent on its own without sauce. Will be making this again.

Feb. 03, 2009, 9:56 AM - Inappropriate review?

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