Upside-Down German Snack Cake Recipe

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Upside-Down German Snack Cake
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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Lightly spray a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish with nonstick spray.
  3. In a small saucepan over low heat, melt the butter with the water.
  4. Stir in the brown sugar until smooth.
  5. Pour evenly into the prepared baking dish.
  6. Sprinkle the coconut, marshmallows, and pecans evenly over the melted sugar mixture.
  7. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer set on high speed, beat the egg whites for 30 seconds, or just until frothy.
  8. Beat in the buttermilk, sour cream, and applesauce.
  9. Add the cake mix and beat on low speed for 30 seconds, or just until moistened.
  10. Beat for an additional 2 minutes.
  11. Scrape into the pan, smoothing it evenly.
  12. Bake for 40 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean and the cake is pulling away from the sides of the pan.
  13. Cool in the pan on a rack.
  14. To serve, cut into squares and invert onto individual plates.
  15. Replace any loose topping.
  16. Serve warm or cool.
  17. Hint: The topping for this cake sticks better when the cake is cooled almost to room temperature before cutting.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 147.46 Kcal (617 kJ)
Calories from fat 80.03 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.89g 14%
Cholesterol 6.06mg 2%
Sodium 58.07mg 2%
Potassium 115.73mg 2%
Total Carbs 15.45g 5%
Sugars 11.69g 47%
Dietary Fiber 0.93g 4%
Protein 2.87g 6%
Vitamin C 1.2mg 2%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Calcium 47.5mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 200.99 Kcal (842 kJ)
Calories from fat 109.08 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.12g 14%
Cholesterol 8.25mg 2%
Sodium 79.15mg 2%
Potassium 157.74mg 2%
Total Carbs 21.06g 5%
Sugars 15.93g 47%
Dietary Fiber 1.27g 4%
Protein 3.91g 6%
Vitamin C 1.6mg 2%
Iron 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 64.7mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.5
  • 4

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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