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Apple and Cinnamon Cake

May 18, 2017

Apple and Cinnamon Cake

1 large apple
Juice of 1 lemon, about 2 Tbsp
1 1/4 cups finely ground almonds, pecans or walnuts, optional
1 cup flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/4 tsp baking powder
3/4 tsp salt
1 Tbsp ground cinnamon
3 large eggs
1 cup brown sugar
2 cups sweet potato, peeled and finely grated
2 tsp vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease Bundt pan or 9×13 baking dish.

Peel, core and chop apple; toss in with some lemon juice to prevent browning.

In separate bowl, combine nuts if using, flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon; set aside.

In a large bowl, whisk together eggs and sugar until pale and tripled in size. Whisk in grated sweet potato; Add flour mixture and vanilla, mix well. Gently fold in apple cubes.

Pour batter into prepared pan; bake 30 minutes. Cover with foil; continue to bake 30 minutes.

Remove from oven; cool on wire rack 10 to 15 minutes. Add icing (see recipe below) and serve.

1 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted
4 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tsp cinnamon, optional

Stir together sifted sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon, if using. Drizzle liberally over the top of the cake and serve.

Makes 12 servings….

Posted by The Deedol Collection aka Granny’s Favorites Cookbooks


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