1 cup unsifted all-purpose flour
1 cup unsifted whole wheat flour
3/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
1/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
pinch of salt
1/2 cup margarine
1 cup unsweetened apple juice
Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 9-inch square baking pan.
In a large bowl, Combine the flours, 1/2 cup of the oats, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and salt. Remove 1/2 cup of the mixture to a cup or small bowl, and add the remaining 1/4 cup oats. Cut in 2 tablespoons of the margarine; set the mixture aside.
Cut the remaining margarine into the flour mixture in the large bowl. Stir in the apple juice until well combined. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Top with the reserved oat mixture.
Bake the cake about 40 minutes, or until a knife inserted in center come out clean. Let it cool to room temperature.
Recipe from The Vegetarian Way, by Virginia Messina, M.P.H., R.D., and Mark Messina, Ph.D
Originally published on PCRM.org and republished with permission
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