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Maple Apple Cake

maple apple cake Dessert
Maple Apple Cake
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 2 hr 50 min
  • Ingredients 17
  • Servings 16

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.

Updated August 24, 2006

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

Steps

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1/16 of Recipe
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
7g
35%
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
230mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
58g
19%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
33g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
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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