Maple-Scented Apple Pecan Coffee Cake

Mary Shivers

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@mshivers60

After just two hours in the slow cooker, this aromatic and delicious cake I created was ready to serve. Apples, cinnamon, maple, and nuts combine to make this decadently divine dessert. It is perfect for a winter holiday brunch or the grand finale for any dinner, no matter the season. To live up to its name, serve it with steaming cups of coffee!


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Ingredients

1/4 c
melted unsalted butter, divided use
20 oz
can apple pie filling, (finely chop apples)
1 c
applesauce
2 Tbsp
pure maple syrup
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
2 Tbsp
packed brown sugar, divided use
16 1/2 oz
box white cake mix
1/2 tsp
imitation maple flavoring
2 large
eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 c
sour cream
1/2 c
water
2/3 c
chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Use 1 teaspoon of melted butter to generously grease bottom and sides of a 4-5 quart slow cooker.
2
Stir pie filling, applesauce, syrup, cinnamon, and 2 tablespoons brown sugar together in a medium bowl. Spread evenly in bottom of slow cooker.
3
In a large mixing bowl, stir remaining 4 tablespoons brown sugar and cake mix together. In a small mixing bowl, beat together remaining butter, maple flavoring, eggs, sour cream, and water on low speed until combined. Pour over cake mix mixture. Beat on low speed for 1-2 minutes until well mixed. Stir in pecans.
4
Spoon evenly over pie filling mixture. Cover and cook on high for 2 hours. Turn off and immediately remove lid for 15 minutes before serving. Serve warm.
5
May serve with a scoop of frozen vanilla yogurt on top if desired. Serves 10-12.

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