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Apple Fritter Cake Recipe

Apple Fritter Cake Recipe

You’ve never tasted such a delicious and more flavorful homemade Apple Fritter Cake recipe. I grew up eating homemade chunky applesauce and new that I wanted to continue the tradition as an adult.

Apple Fritter Cake Recipe

You can eat it as a snack, breakfast, or as an added food in other recipes. Try it, and you’ll be hooked for life

Apple Fritter Cake Recipe

The very best part is smelling the best applesauce recipe baking, so GOOOD!

Apple Fritter Cake Recipe

Prep Time: 30 minutes | Cook Time: 50-55 minutes | Servings: 12

Ingredients:

For the cake:

⅓ C. Butter unsalted and softened

⅔ 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

How to make Apple Fritter Cake Recipe:

Step 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2. In a mixing bowl, cream together the ⅓ cup butter and ⅔ cup sugar until smooth.

Step 3. Add the eggs, applesauce, and 2 tsp vanilla to the mixing bowl, and beat until combined.

a. adding eggs

b. adding applesauce

Step 4. Mix in the flour, baking powder, and cinnamon until well incorporated.

a. adding flour

b. adding baking powder

c. adding cinnamon 

Step 5. Pour the sour cream into the bowl and beat on high until the batter is smooth.

Step 6. 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.

a. adding apples + sugar

b. adding cinnamon

c.

Step 7. Mix together the ½ cup brown sugar and ½ tsp cinnamon in a bowl and set aside.

Step 8. Place half of the cake batter in an even layer in the bottom of a well-greased baking dish.

Step 9. Cover the batter with the apple filling, and sprinkle ¾ of the brown sugar mixture on top of them.

Step 10. Layer the last half of cake batter on top of the apple filling, and top with the remaining brown sugar mixture.

Step 11. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until cooked through.

Step 12. While the cake is baking, add the ingredients for the glaze to a mixing bowl, and beat until smooth and creamy.

Step 13. 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!

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Apple Fritter Cake

Apple Fritter Cake

Apple Fritter Cake Recipe

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes

Ingredients

For the cake:

  • ⅓ C. Butter unsalted and softened
  • ⅔ 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

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream together the ⅓ cup butter and ⅔ cup sugar until smooth.
  3. Add the eggs, applesauce and 2 tsp vanilla to the mixing bowl, and beat until combined.
  4. Mix in the flour, baking powder and cinnamon until well incorporated.
  5. Pour the sour cream into the bowl and beat on high until the batter is smooth.
  6. 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.
  7. Mix together the ½ cup brown sugar and ½ tsp cinnamon in a bowl and set aside.
  8. Place half of the cake batter in an even layer in the bottom of a well greased baking dish.
  9. Cover the batter with the apple filling, and sprinkle ¾ of the brown sugar mixture on top of them.
  10. Layer the last half of cake batter on top of the apple filling, and top with the remaining brown sugar mixture.
  11. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until cooked through.
  12. While the cake is baking, add the ingredients for the glaze to a mixing bowl, and beat until smooth and creamy.
  13. 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.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 404Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 56mgSodium: 109mgCarbohydrates: 75gNet Carbohydrates: 0gFiber: 2gSugar: 51gSugar Alcohols: 0gProtein: 5g

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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Tracey
    May 22, 2021 at 8:46 pm

    What size of pan do I use for this recipe?

    • Reply
      Marta
      June 1, 2021 at 8:33 am

      Hello Tracey,
      I use 9×13 size pan!
      Have a good day 🙂

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