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Apple Fritter Cake Recipe

I love apple fritter cake. There’s something about the sweet and tart apples, combined with the crispy bits of dough, that just makes my taste buds sing. I could eat it all day long!

Apple Fritter Cake Recipe

One day, I was looking for a new recipe to try, and I came across an apple fritter cake recipe. I was a little hesitant at first, but I decided to give it a go. The result was amazing! The cake was so moist and flavorful, and the apples added a delicious tartness that balanced out the sweetness of the dough.

I can’t wait to make this cake again – in fact, I think I’ll do it tonight!

Apple Fritter Cake Recipe

Making an apple fritter cake is a lot easier than you might think. In fact, it’s a great recipe to make with kids. Just gather up your ingredients, follow the simple instructions, and in no time at all, you’ll have a delicious cake to enjoy.

The best part about this recipe is that it’s so versatile. You can use whatever type of apples you like, or even mix different types together. And if you want to add in some extra flavor, why not try using some cinnamon or nutmeg?

Apple Fritter Cake Recipe

So what are you waiting for? Get started on your very own apple fritter cake today!

So, if you’re looking for a delicious and easy dessert to make, why not try this apple fritter cake recipe? It only takes a few minutes to prepare, and it will definitely impress your friends and family. We hope you enjoy it!

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What Type of Apples to Use in Apple Cakes?

What type of apple is best to use in apple cakes? While there are many types of apples you could use, Granny Smith apples are a good option because they are tart and firm. They also have a relatively long shelf life, so they won’t go bad quickly.

Tips for Peeling Apples Quickly

Peeling apples quickly can be a bit of a challenge, but with a few simple tips, you can do it like a pro!

One of the easiest ways to peel an apple is to use a paring knife. Start by cutting off one end of the apple and then cut around the apple, removing the skin.

Another way to peel an apple is to use an apple slicer. This is a handheld tool that peels and cores the apple in one motion. Simply insert the apple into the slicer and twist. The skin will come off easily and the apple will be perfectly cored.

Finally, if you don’t have a paring knife or apple slicer, you can use a vegetable peeler. Start by cutting off one end of the apple and then peel away the skin using short strokes.

Apple Fritter Cake Recipe

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Ingredients:

For the cake:

  • Butter unsalted and softened
  • Granulated sugar
  • Applesauce
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • All-purpose flour
  • Baking powder
  • Cinnamon
  • Sour cream

For the Filling:

  • Granny smith apples peeled and thinly sliced
  • Granulated sugar
  • Cinnamon
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • Water
  • Cornstarch
  • Brown sugar
  • Cinnamon

For the glaze:

  • Powdered sugar
  • Milk
  • Vanilla extract

How to make Apple Fritter Cake Recipe:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Making the cake:

Step 1. In a mixing bowl, cream together the ⅓ cup butter and ⅔ cup sugar until smooth.

In a mixing bowl, cream together the ⅓ cup butter and ⅔ cup sugar until smooth.

Step 2. Add ½ cup of applesauce and 2 tsp vanilla to the mixing bowl.

Add ½ cup of applesauce and 2 tsp vanilla to the mixing bowl.

Step 3. Then add 2 eggs.

Then add 2 eggs.

Step 4. Beat until combined.

Step 5. Mix in 2 ⅓ cups of flour.

Mix in 2 ⅓ cups of flour.

Step 6. Then, add 2 tsp of baking powder.

Then, add 2 tsp of baking powder.

Step 7. Then add 1 tsp of cinnamon.

Then add 1 tsp of cinnamon.

Step 8. Mix well until well incorporated.

Step 9. Pour the sour cream into the bowl and beat on high until the batter is smooth.

Making the Filling:

Step 1. Heat a skillet over medium heat on the stove.

Step 2. Add 2 Large Granny smith apples peeled and thinly sliced and ½ C. Granulated sugar.

Add 2 Large Granny smith apples peeled and thinly sliced and ½ C. Granulated sugar.

Step 3. Then, add ½ tsp cinnamon, pinch of nutmeg.

Then, add ½ tsp cinnamon, pinch of nutmeg.

Step 4. Add 4 tsp. Water and 3 tbsp. Cornstarch to it.

Add 4 tsp. Water and 3 tbsp. Cornstarch to it.

Step 5. Continue to cook until the apples are softened and the sauce has thickened.

Step 6. Mix together the ½ cup brown sugar and ½ tsp cinnamon in a bowl and set aside.

Mix together the ½ cup brown sugar and ½ tsp cinnamon in a bowl and set aside.

Step 7. Place half of the cake batter in an even layer in the bottom of a well-greased baking dish.

 Place half of the cake batter in an even layer in the bottom of a well-greased baking dish.

Step 8. Cover the batter with the apple filling, and sprinkle ¾ of the brown sugar mixture on top of them.

Cover the batter with the apple filling, and sprinkle ¾ of the brown sugar mixture on top of them.

Step 9. Layer the last half of the cake batter on top of the apple filling, and top with the remaining brown sugar mixture.

Layer the last half of the cake batter on top of the apple filling, and top with the remaining brown sugar mixture.

Step 10. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until cooked through.

Making the Glaze:

Step 1. While the cake is baking, add the ingredients for the glaze to a mixing bowl, and beat until smooth and creamy.

While the cake is baking, add the ingredients for the glaze to a mixing bowl, and beat until smooth and creamy.

Step 2. Immediately pour the glaze evenly over the cake when it is removed from the oven. Let sit to allow the glaze to harden a bit before serving. Enjoy!

Apple Fritter Cake Recipe

How To Store Apple Cake

  1. When your apple cake is finished baking, let it cool completely before transferring it to a storage container.
  2. If you plan on storing your apple cake in the fridge, make sure to place it in an airtight container to prevent the cake from drying out.
  3. If you would like to store your apple cake at room temperature, wrap it tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum foil.
  4. Regardless of where you choose to store your apple cake, make sure to consume it within 2-3 days for the best results.

This cake can be made ahead of time.

The apple fritters and apple pie filling can be made several days in advance, and the cake can be assembled shortly before serving.

Can this cake be baked in other size pans?

It’s certainly possible to bake this apple fritter cake in other size pans, but you’ll need to adjust the baking time accordingly. If you use a smaller pan, the cake will cook more quickly, so keep an eye on it and test it with a toothpick to make sure it’s done. If you use a larger pan, the cake will take longer to cook, so you may want to start checking it at around the 45-minute mark.

Can you freeze Apple Fritter Cake?

When it comes to apple fritter cake, the real question isn’t whether or not you can freeze it, but how to freeze it. Here’s a guide on how to freeze apple fritter cake so that you can enjoy this delicious dessert all winter long.

The first step is to make sure that your apple fritter cake is fully cooled. Once it’s cooled, cut it into individual pieces and wrap them tightly in plastic wrap. Then, place the wrapped pieces in a freezer-safe container or bag and freeze for up to three months. When you’re ready to eat your apple fritter cake, remove it from the freezer and let it thaw at room temperature for a few hours before enjoying it.

Apple Fritter Cake Recipe

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Apple Fritter Cake Recipe

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings: 12
if you’re looking for a delicious and easy dessert to make, this apple fritter cake is the right recipe for you, It only takes a few minutes to prepare, and it will definitely impress your friends and family.
Apple Fritter Cake
4.33 from 159 votes

Ingredients 

For the cake:

  • C. Butter unsalted and softened
  • C. Granulated sugar
  • ½ C. Applesauce
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 2 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 2 ⅓ C. All purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. Baking powder
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1 C. Sour cream

For the Filling:

  • 2 Large Granny smith apples peeled an thinly sliced
  • ½ C. Granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp. Cinnamon
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 4 tsp. Water
  • 3 Tbsp. Cornstarch
  • ½ C. Brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. Cinnamon

For the glaze:

  • 2 C. Powdered sugar
  • ½ C. Milk
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a mixing bowl, cream together the ⅓ cup butter and ⅔ cup sugar until smooth.
  • Add the eggs, applesauce and 2 tsp vanilla to the mixing bowl, and beat until combined.
  • Mix in the flour, baking powder and cinnamon until well incorporated.
  • Pour the sour cream into the bowl and beat on high until the batter is smooth.
  • Heat a skillet over medium heat on the stove, and add the apples, ½ cup sugar, ½ tsp cinnamon, pinch of nutmeg, water and cornstarch to it. Continue to cook until the apples are softened and the sauce has thickened.
  • Mix together the ½ cup brown sugar and ½ tsp cinnamon in a bowl and set aside.
  • Place half of the cake batter in an even layer in the bottom of a well greased baking dish.
  • Cover the batter with the apple filling, and sprinkle ¾ of the brown sugar mixture on top of them.
  • Layer the last half of cake batter on top of the apple filling, and top with the remaining brown sugar mixture.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until cooked through.
  • While the cake is baking, add the ingredients for the glaze to a mixing bowl, and beat until smooth and creamy.
  • Immediately pour the glaze evenly over the cake when it is removed from the oven. Let sit to allow the glaze to harden a bit before serving.

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Nutrition

Calories: 404kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 109mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 51g
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