Fresh Apples and Cinnamon Nutmeg Spices for a Decadent Dessert

Impress your dinner guests with this yummy dessert that takes their taste buds back to their childhood! With only a 20 minute preparation time you can whip this up before dinner and it will take care of itself.


1 ½ cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour

1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar

1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon baking powder

¼ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

1 cup unsweetened applesauce

1/3 cup buttermilk

¼ cup butter, melted

3 teaspoons vanilla

1 egg

1 cup dried apple slices, coarsely chopped

Frozen (thawed) whipped topping, if desired




  • Spray 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place 2 (30-inch-long) strips of cooking parchment paper in X pattern in bottom and up side of slow cooker; line bottom of slow cooker with cooking parchment paper. Spray paper with cooking spray.
  • Stir together flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, salt, nutmeg and cloves with whisk. In small bowl, mix applesauce, buttermilk, melted butter, vanilla and egg. Add applesauce mixture to flour mixture, stir until smooth. Stir in dried apples. Pour batter into slow cooker and spread in even layer.
  • Cover; cook on High heat setting 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes or until puffed. Cut into wedges. Serve warm.



Quick Tip: Use fresh apples if desired, instead of dried.

Thanks to Betty Crocker for this easy and delicious dessert!

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