Apple Bundt Cake (gf) With Coconut Pecan Frosting Recipe

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Apple Bundt Cake (GF) with Coconut Pecan Frosting

Kathy Smith

By
@Gom

Since going "gluten free", I've toyed with a few of my family's favorite holiday recipes. This one turned out to be a HIT at Christmas.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 box
betty crocker gluten free yellow cake layer mix
3/4 c
pamela's gluten free baking & pancake mix (plus 2 tbls. to dust bundt pan)
3/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon, ground
1/4 tsp
cloves, ground
1 stick
butter or margarine
1/2 c
apple sauce
1/4 c
water
2 tsp
vanilla extract
4
eggs
4 c
chopped apples (peeled)
1/2 c
walnuts (pieces)
1/2 c
raisins, plumped in hot water & drained
1 can(s)
betty crocker coconut-pecan frosting, divided

FROSTING

3 Tbsp
butter or margarine
3/4 c
powdered sugar
1 pinch
salt
1/2 c
coconut (plus extra to sprinkle on cake)
reserved 1/2 can of frosting
colored sugar or sprinkles

Step-By-Step

1Combine cake mix, Pamela’s, salt and spices
2Stir in softened butter, apple sauce, water, vanilla, eggs and half of the canned frosting
3Beat on low for 30 seconds to combine, then on high for 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
4Stir in apples, nuts and raisins just until blended.
5Put in a greased and “dusted” Bundt pan and bake at 325 degrees for 45 minutes or until cake starts to pull away from the sides of the pan.
6Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes. Turn out onto serving plate. Drizzle with frosting when completely cool.
7---FROSTING---
8Melt butter in saucepan over low heat. Add powdered sugar and salt; stir to combine.
9Stir in reserved ½ can of frosting. Bring just to a rolling boil. Take off heat and stir occasionally to cool in pan -- about 10 minutes.
10Drizzle frosting over cooled cake. Decorate with coconut and colored sugar or sprinkles

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free