spiced apple cake

★★★★★ 4 Reviews
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By Christine M.
from Medford, MA

I took a few notes and combined a few recipes to come up with this. This cake taste more "muffin like" than "cake like" as it is not overly sweet. I make it as a cake in a 9x13 pan, but you could also do it in muffin tins or in bread pans. Goes great with vanilla ice cream, coffee, and/or tea.

★★★★★ 4 Reviews
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients For spiced apple cake

  • APPLES
  • 5
    apples (cortland, macintosh, or empire)
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar
  • CAKE
  • 1 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    almond meal
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    truvia
  • 1 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 4
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1/4 c
    chai tea
  • 1/4 c
    whisky, or more chai tea if you prefer not to use whisky
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnemon
  • 1/2 tsp
    pumpkin pie spice
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How To Make spiced apple cake

  • 1
    Peel, core, and cut apples into very small cubes. Mix apples in a large bowl with lemon juice, pumpkin pie spice, and sugar. Set aside.
  • 2
    Preheat oven to 350. Mix flour, almond meal, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl. Set aside
  • 3
    Cream together butter, sugar, and truvia.
  • 4
    Add eggs, vanilla extract, almond extract, chai tea, and whisky to butter mixture. Mixture will be lumpy.
  • 5
    Add flour mixture to egg mixture 1/2 cup at a time. Mix until well blended.
  • 6
    Add apples to cake mixture, fold apples in carefully until just mixed.
  • 7
    Pour cake mixture into a well greased 9x13 pan (alternatively, you can use muffin tins or bread pans).
  • 8
    Mix the remaining sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and cinnamon in a small bowl. Sprinkle mixture over cake.
  • 9
    Bake at 350 for 1 hour to 75 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.

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