Orange Graham Cracker Bundt Cake

Orange-Graham-Cracker-Bundt-CakeIngredients:

Cake

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup finely crushed graham cracker crumbs (low fat okay)
  • 1 cup firmly-packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup light butter, softened (stick form)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • zest of one orange (reserving 1 tsp. for glaze)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup chopped nuts

Glaze

  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 -2 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Grease and flour a 10-inch bundt pan.
  2. Combine the flour, brown sugar, graham cracker crumbs, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, softened light butter, applesauce, orange juice and the eggs. Beat until smooth about 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the walnuts and pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cake stand in pan for 20 minutes. Invert cake onto a serving plate and drizzle with glaze.
  4. Directions for glaze: Mix confectioners sugar, vanilla and 1 Tbls. of orange juice. Mix more orange juice until the glaze is smooth and thin enough to drizzle over cake. Stir in orange zest.

Servings: 12

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