Fresh Apple Cake

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This Fresh Apple Cake recipe is moist, dense and sink-your-teeth-in good. The recipe uses fresh apples in the cake and a praline candy frosting to go with it. The frosting, in particular, is extremely delicious and worth the efforts when made from scratch. It brings the cake to life. If you’re tired of using a store-bought frosting, then this is the frosting you have to make as directed in the recipe. Having said that, the cake in itself is so comforting and tasty with chunks of cooked apple bits inside. You could skip the frosting altogether if you want. It is a perfect dessert for a large gathering or family mealtime. This recipe is also a fool-proof method on how to bake a cake using fresh apples. This cake is also great when served for breakfast with a cup of coffee.

Apples are packed with nutrients that are very high in vitamin B6, and C. Apples are also high in dietary fiber and contain no saturated fats or cholesterol. With so many health benefits that come from the nutrition in apples, it is hard not to bake with apples. The nutrition in apples is the best excuse to bake quick and easy apple desserts. Easy apple recipes are also a great option to make during the apple season as opposed to a popular chocolate dessert.

You can make this cake well in advance and freeze it and serve it on the day with freshly made frosting. If you like cupcakes, then go ahead and turn this cake into little cupcake beauties by all means. It makes for a wonderful presentation as well. You can add toasted nuts like pecans, walnuts, and cashews on top. Add orange zest to give it a sweet citrus flavor or pumpkin pie spice to the batter to enhance the comforting taste of the cake. Another interesting frosting that goes well with this cake is the cream cheese frosting with marshmallow fluff. You can also add a layer of peanut butter to this cake if you want. Always use fresh spices to get a rich depth of flavor within the cake. Do not use the spices if they have been sitting on your shelf for a long time. Usually, spices tend to lose their flavor if unused for a long time. Using the best vanilla extract will also impact the flavor most cake recipes. Use the best vanilla extract with no additives like corn syrup, sugar, etc.

Nutrition Facts for: Fresh Apple Cake from Inside Bru Crew Life

Ingredients: Oil, sugar, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, apples, coffee creamer, powdered sugar, chopped pecans.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 24 servings.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

* Per Serving: Calories 344, Calories from Fat 159, Total Fat 17.7g 27%, Saturated Fat 4.5g 23%, Cholesterol 32mg 11%, Sodium 189mg 8%, Potassium 81mg 2%, Carbohydrates 44.9g 15%, Dietary Fiber 1.3g 5%, Sugars 31.6g, Protein 3.0g, Vitamin A 3%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 2% , Iron 6%

Thank you to Jocelyn at the ‘Inside Bru Crew Life' food blog for sharing this lovely Fresh Apple Cake recipe with us. Do visit Jocelyn's blog for more quick and easy apple desserts or other interesting fun and easy baking recipes. This apple cake recipe is so luscious for more helpings especially if you love the comforting flavor of baked apples for a dessert. This cake is also one of the most fun and easy baking recipes you can make using apples. Make this delightful little cake recipe today!

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