Friday, October 15, 2010

Easy Apple Cake

Didn't get a chance yet to go apple picking - hope too soon if it's not too late! Meanwhile, got a big bag of delicious apples at the market.  Love the smell of apple baking so went looking for an easy recipe to use some of the apples I bought.

Easy Apple Cake

Easy Apple Cake

When a recipe says "easy" in the title - I love it even better!! and the recipe taken from achowlife was!!

Apple Walnut Cake

2 cups diced peeled Jonagold apples (used McIntosh)
1 cup sugar (used a little less)
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, cooled
1 large egg
1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts (didn't have but will add for sure next time)
1/2 cup dark raisins

Preheat oven to 375°F. Butter and flour 8x8x2-inch baking pan. Mix diced apples, sugar, butter and egg in large bowl to blend. Sift flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt over. Add chopped walnuts, raisins; mix thoroughly. Transfer mixture to prepared pan.

Bake until cake is brown and crusty on top and tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 35 minutes. Cool cake in pan on rack.

Easy Apple Cake

Easy Apple Cake

This cake is delicious and I can't wait to bake it again!!


Nicki said...

I thought of you today as we passed several apple orchards and vendors. I thought of all the yummy muffins and cakes you could make some Sunday. Easy apple cake sounds and looks yummy!

Maria said...

Oh, this looks so good! I'm still enjoying apple season and might have to come back here for this recipe!