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Apple Cake Recipe

This apple cake is a wonderful fall dessert.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Apple, Cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 351kcal
Cost $.63 per serving

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup melted coconut oil or butter
  • 1 1/4 cups maple syrup
  • 1 lb apples peeled, cored, and diced (2 medium apples)
  • 1 cup diced nuts optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9 by 13 inch pan.
  • In a small bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the eggs, coconut oil, and maple syrup. Add the dry ingredients to the big bowl, and mix to combine.
  • Stir in the diced apples (and nuts if you’re using them).
  • Transfer the batter to the baking dish, and bake for 35 to 40 minutes. A toothpick inserted in the center of the cake should come out clean.
  • For an extra treat, brush a bit of maple syrup on the cake and sprinkle a little cinnamon on top as the cake is cooling.

Nutrition

Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 397mg | Potassium: 227mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 80IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 1mg