drake’s kofie cake recipe

Apples and raisins provide the moistness, which means less oil can be used in this low saturated fat, low cholesterol, and low sodium kofie cake.

5 cups      Tart apples, cored, peeled, chopped
1 cup       Sugar
1 cup       Dark raisins
1/2 cup     Pecans, chopped
1/4 cup     Vegetable oil
2 tsp       Vanilla
1           Egg, beaten
2 1/2 cups  Sifted all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp   Baking soda
2 tsp       Ground cinnamon

Oven Temp ~ 350 degrees F
Baking Time ~ 35 – 40 Min.
Pan Type ~ 9 x 13 x 2

Preheat oven, lightly oil your pan.

In a large mixing bowl, combine apples with sugar, raisins, and pecans; mix well. Let stand 30 minutes.

Stir in oil, vanilla, and egg. Sift together flour, soda, and cinnamon; stir into apple mixture about 1/3 at a time just enough to moisten dry ingredients.

Turn batter into pan. Baking time above.

Cool cake slightly before serving.

Yield: 20 servings–Serving Size: 3-1/2-inch x 2-1/2-inch piece

Each serving provides:

Calories: 18
Total fat: 5 g
Saturated fat: less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 11 mg
Sodium: 68 mg


This recipe was based on the original recipe discovered (or stolen) by Sir Francis Drake in about 1785