Apple-Walnut Cake

Dana Pendleton


I don't have a story to go with this cake. I saw the recipe, thought it looked good and decided to try it for my father-in-law's birthday. It was great and he loved it!

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1 c
finely chopped walnuts
1 c
peeled, finely chopped apple (granny smith)
2 Tbsp
brown sugar
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 c
butter, softened
2 c
2 large
1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
1--8 oz
container of sour cream
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract


1--3 oz
cream cheese, softened
2 1/2 tsp
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 dash(es)
1 1/2 c
sifted powered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

Combine first 4 ingredients; set aside. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add 2 cups of sugar, beating well. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating after each addition.
Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to butter mixture alternately with sour cream, begininning and ending with flour mixture. Mix at low speed after each addition until blended. Stir in vanilla.
Pour half of batter into a well-greased and floured bundt pan. Spoon apple mixture over batter, leaving a 1/2 inch border around edges. Pour remaining batter over mixture. Bake at 350 for 50-55 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool on wire rack. Drizzle with glaze. Store in refrigerator.
For glaze: Combine first 4 ingredients; beat at medium speed with an electric mixture until smooth. Gradually add sugar; beating at low speed until smooth.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes