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Delicious apple fritter cake: a sweet version of a classic treat

Delicious apple fritter cake: a sweet version of a classic treat

Sink into the comforting embrace of our delicious Apple Fritter Cake, a perfect blend of moist, moist cake accented with tender, spicy apple pieces and topped with a sweet cinnamon-sugar crumble. This bread is topped with a simple but elegant glaze, marrying the rustic charm of apple fritters with the sophistication of a beautifully baked cake.

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Why you'll love it: This recipe offers the nostalgic flavors of an apple fritter in the convenient form of a cake. Each slice serves a harmonious blend of sweet and spicy, with cinnamon and nutmeg enhancing the fresh, juicy apple pieces. The moist texture of the cake and the delicious crunch of the cinnamon sugar make every bite a heavenly experience.

Perfect occasion: Perfect for fall gatherings, cozy winter evenings, or anytime you're craving a touch of sweetness. This cake is a fantastic companion to your morning coffee, a charming dessert for your book club, or a thoughtful homemade gift for your friends and neighbors.

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Decorating Tips: For a festive touch, consider decorating your apple fritter with thin apple slices placed on top before baking, or sprinkle chopped pecans or walnuts into the cinnamon sugar layer for added texture. Serve each slice with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an even more indulgent treat.

Ingredients:

  • Apple filling:
    • 1 large apple, peeled, cored and cut into cubes
    • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
    • 1 1/4 teaspoons cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1 tablespoon of water
  • Cake:
    • 1 1/2 cups fine cake flour
    • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
    • A pinch of salt
    • 2/3 cup white sugar
    • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
    • 2 teaspoons of pure vanilla extract
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1/2 cup homemade buttermilk (mix 1/2 cup whole milk with 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar and let sit 10 minutes)
  • Cinnamon sugar topping:
    • 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon brown sugar
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • Icing:
    • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 2-3 teaspoons of milk

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Combine all apple filling ingredients in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir and simmer for 5 minutes, then let cool.
  3. Beat together the butter and white sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in vanilla extract and eggs.
  4. Gradually whisk in the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt alternately with the buttermilk until smooth.
  5. Pour half of the batter into a buttered loaf pan. Layer with half the apple filling and half the cinnamon sugar. Repeat with remaining dough and toppings.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 60-65 minutes.
  7. Let the cake cool in the pan for 15 minutes before drizzling with frosting.

Enjoy your delicious apple fritter cake and the delicious moments it brings!

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