Caramel Apple Dump Cake in a Slow Cooker
We've got the dessert your holiday season has been missing. It’s as if a gooey caramel apple pie and a rich spice cake jumped into a slow cooker together… but the results are much lower in calories than that craziness would be! You're gonna want to dive right into your slow cooker and take a swim. (Don’t do that.)
1/8th of recipe (about 3/4 cup): 184 calories, 3g total fat (1g sat. fat), 306mg sodium, 41.5g carbs, 1.5g fiber, 22g sugars, 1g protein
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Cook: 2 hours on high or 4 hours on low
Cool: 10 minutes
6 cups (about 6 medium) peeled and sliced Granny Smith apples
2 tbsp. cornstarch
2 tbsp. Truvia spoonable calorie-free sweetener (or another natural brand that’s about twice as sweet as sugar)
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 3/4 cups moist-style spice cake mix (about 1/2 box)
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 tbsp. light whipped butter or light buttery spread
Optional topping: natural light whipped topping
Place apples in a slow cooker sprayed with nonstick spray.
In a medium bowl, combine cornstarch with 1/2 cup water. Whisk to dissolve. Add sweetener, vanilla extract, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg. Whisk well.
Pour cornstarch mixture over apples, and stir to coat.
In a medium-large bowl, combine cake mix, applesauce, and butter. Stir until thickened and uniform. Spoon mixture over apples to evenly cover.
Cover and cook on high for 2 hours or on low for 4 hours, until apples have softened and topping is golden brown and cooked through.
Let cool slightly, about 10 minutes.
MAKES 8 SERVINGS
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