Apple Brandy Cake

Enjoy this delicious apple and brandy cake glazed with butter and sugar – perfect for dessert.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 2 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 16

Ingredients

Cake

2 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1
cup sugar
1
cup firmly packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons baking soda
1
teaspoon salt
2
teaspoons cinnamon
1
cup oil
1/4
cup brandy or apple cider
2
teaspoons vanilla
3
eggs
3
cups chopped peeled apples
1
cup chopped nuts, if desired

Brown Butter Glaze

1/4
cup butter (do not use margarine)
1
cup powdered sugar
2
to 4 tablespoons apple cider or milk
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 12-cup Bundt® or 10-inch tube pan. In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; mix well. Add oil, brandy, vanilla and eggs. With spoon, stir until well blended. (Mixture will be very thick). Fold in apples and nuts. Pour and spread batter in greased and floured pan.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. for 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan 10 minutes. Invert cake onto serving plate. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  • 3 In small saucepan over medium heat, cook butter until light golden brown, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons apple cider; blend well. Add additional apple cider until of desired drizzling consistency. Spoon glaze over cake, allowing some to run down sides.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    440
    (
    Calories from Fat
    200),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    22g
    22%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    340mg
    340%;
    % Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 2 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 4 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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