Tuesday, March 10, 2015


adapted from  : Deen
tried by  :   zaralovebaking (this cake is moist & delicious but too sweet)...

Honey Glaze :

1  cup  powdered sugar/icing sugar
2  tbsp  honey
2  tbsp  fresh milk

Apple Cake :

      3  cups  diced Granny Smitth apples, about 2 large appples or 4 small apples
      1  cup  lightly toasted chopped walnuts
      2  tsp  vanilla extract
      2  tsp  ground cinnamon
      3  cups  all-purpose flour
      1  tsp  baking soda
      1  tsp  salt
      2  cups  caster sugar
1 1/4  cups  vegetable oil
      3  eggs grade A

Method :

1.  Glaze :  Add all the ingredients to a small bowl and stir until smooth.  Set the bowl aside.

2.  Cake :  Preheat the oven to 325'F.  Lightly grease a Bundt pan or tube pan.

3.  In a bowl, mix together the apples, walnuts, vanilla extract and cinnamon.  In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda and salt.

4.  Using an electric mixer, beat the sugar, oil and eggs in a large bowl.  Add in the dry ingredients and beat until completely combined.  Fold in the apple mixture.

5.  Scrape the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until a tester inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean.

6.  Allow the cake to fully cool in the pan, about 1 hour and then turn it out onto a plate.

7.  Drizzle the apple cake with some of the honey glaze.

TIPS  :  The cake can be wrapped tightly with a plastic wrap and stored in the refrigerator for 3 to 5 days.

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