Carrot Apple Snacking Cake


1 cup all-purpose flour                              1/2 cup whole wheat flour

1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder                1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt                                    1-1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

                 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 


4 large eggs                                             3/4 cup sugar

1/2 cup safflower oil                                 1/2 cup applesauce


2 cups grated carrots                               1 cup peeled, cored and grated apple

1 cup finely chopped walnuts, toasted     1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 13x9 inch baking dish.   In a large bowl, whisk together all dry ingredients. In a medium bowl, whisk eggs, sugar, oil and applesauce. Fold the applesauce mixture into the dry mixture just until combined. Stir in the carrots, apple, walnuts and vanilla.  Scrape batter into the prepared dish. Bake for 30-40 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let the cake cool completely in the dish on a wire rack before cutting into pieces.