This snack cake starts with a lemon cake mix and just gets yummier as you add chopped apples, dried cranberries and fluffy Neufchatel cheese frosting.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 24 servings
2 egg s
1 pkg. (2-layer size) lemon cake mix
2/3 cup MIRACLE WHIP Light Dressing
2 tsp. ground cinnamon, divided
1 large apple, chopped
1/4 cup dried cranberries, chopped
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 tsp. vanilla
4 cups powdered sugar
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350°F.
Beat eggs, cake mix, dressing and 1 tsp. cinnamon with mixer until blended. Stir in apples and cranberries. Pour into 13x9-inch baking pan sprayed with cooking spray.
Bake 25 to 30 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan.
Beat Neufchatel, butter and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually beat in sugar and remaining cinnamon. Spread over cake.
Substitute raisins for the dried cranberries.
Apples that are good for both cooking and eating raw are called all-purpose apples. Varieties include Braeburn, Cortland, Empire, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, Jonagold, Jonathan, McIntosh, Northern Spy and Winesap.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 39g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.