Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Apple Cinnamon Cake

Filled with apples, nuts, and a blend of spices, "this cake is a perennial autumn favorite"
 Its the kind of cake you want to eat when you cuddle on the couch with a cup of tea or your favorite coffee on a cold  rainy day..

So go clean out your fruit baskets, and your pantry, get a few ingredients together for a sweet, warm and comforting Apple Cinnamon Cake.
You'll be glad you did.

Naz's Notes: when baking please be very precise with measurements to achieve perfect results. Make sure you have measuring cups and measuring spoons on hand
when baking.


Prep 30 mins
Bake 1 hour
Cool 2 hours
Oven 350
Ingredients

3 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 tea spoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup cooking oil
2 beaten eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla
3 cups chopped, peeled apples
1 cup chopped pecans,nuts, or almonds
2 teaspoons finely shredded lemon peel
Sifted powder sugar for topping(optional)

Method:

1. Grease and lightly flour a 10 inch tube, pan or a cake pan, set pan aside
2. Stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon , all spice, and 1/4 teaspoon salt, set aside
3. In a mixing bowl combine granulated sugar, brown sugar, oil, eggs, and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer, or hand whisk on for 2 minutes.
4. Add dry mixture to wet mixture, beat again until well combined.
5. Fold in apples, nuts, and lemon peel.
6. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
7. Bake in 350 oven for about 1 hour or till a wooden toothpick comes out clean.
8. Cool cake on a wire rack for 10 mins. Remove from pan, cool thoroughly on wire rack.
9. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, cover and store in your refrigerator
Enjoy warm or cold, with a cup of coffee, or vanilla ice cream

Have any questions or comments I will be more than happy to answer them.. Hope you enjoy this recipe. Ps don't forget to like us on facebook. Love Naz

6 comments:

  1. lovely piece of cake... have never baked with apples, urs is tempting me... :)

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    1. Thankyou Rafeeda, Yes baking with apples is so fun, and you have the most sweetest, warmest smell around the whole house when baking. So do give them a try im sure you'll love it..

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  2. I love Apple cakes. Yours look so soft and moist, Naz. Yum!

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    1. Thankyou Priya.. Yes the cake was very moist give it a try..

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  3. Love your cake!! and those three handsome guys too...

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    1. Nisa! your the Sweetest Thing Ever.. Thank you...There a handful...

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Thankyou for taking the time out to comment.. Your questions and comments Truly do mean a lot to me.. I will get back to you as soon as possible.. God bless Naz:)