Maple Apple Cake

Moist with apples, this cake keeps well for several days--in theory at least. However, once the family has a taste, you will probably find the cake disappears rapidly.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 2 hr 50 min
  • ingredients 17
  • servings 16

Ingredients

Cake

1
cup sugar
1/2
cup firmly packed brown sugar
3/4
cup butter, softened
3/4
cup maple-flavored syrup
4
eggs
3
cups all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon nutmeg
1/4
teaspoon allspice
3
cups chopped peeled apples
1/2
cup chopped walnuts

Glaze

1/2
cup powdered sugar
3
tablespoons maple-flavored syrup
1
tablespoon butter, softened
1
tablespoon chopped walnuts
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube cake pan. In large bowl, combine sugar, brown sugar and 3/4 cup butter; beat until smooth. Add 3/4 cup syrup and eggs; blend well.
  • 2 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Add flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg and allspice; mix well. Stir in apples and 1/2 cup walnuts. Spoon into greased and floured pan.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 55 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  • 4 In small bowl, combine powdered sugar, 3 tablespoons syrup and 1 tablespoon butter; mix until smooth. Spoon over top of cake. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon walnuts.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/16 of Recipe
    Calories
    380
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    230mg
    230%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    58g
    58%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    33g
    33%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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