Apple Bran Cake

Recipe by A Messy Cook

A lightly sweetened whole grain cake that would be nice for breakfast. It's a healthier alternative to sugar-laden coffee cake!

Top Review by Tea Jenny

This is a nice cake if you don't like your cake too sweet, the molasses gives it a rich taste and the pieces of apple are a nice addition as are the currents. A very moist cake, I think my DH would like this with a little sweet custard sauce poured over as a pudding. Thank you for posting. Made for Lets PARTY December 2010

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Stir together all dry ingredients except currants; add currants, tossing to coat.
  2. Whisk together wet ingredients; add diced apple.
  3. Stir wet into dry ingredients until just combined.
  4. Pour batter into greased 8-inch square pan and bake at 375 degrees for 35 minutes or until tests done (check halfway through baking time and cover with foil if cake is browning too quickly).
  5. Let cool in pan for 25 minutes, then run a knife around the pan’s edges and invert cake onto a wire rack.

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