Ultimate Irish Apple Cake

Melanie Campbell

By
@RossCampbell

Irish apple cake is like a spice cake with the extra addition of juicy apples!


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4 Tbsp
butter, softened (room temperature)
1 c
sugar
1
egg, beaten (room temperature)
4
granny smith apples, cored, peeled and diced (2 cups)
1/4 c
chopped walnuts
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground nutmeg
1 c
all-purpose flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350°F
2
Generously grease an 8-inch square cake pan.
3
In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
4
Add the egg, apples, nuts, and vanilla and stir well.
5
Sift in the dry ingredients and mix well.
6
Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake about 45 minutes, until the cake is lightly browned and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
7
Remove from oven and let the cake set in the pan for 5 minutes, then remove from pan.
8
Serve warm or at room temperature with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Irish