Apple-Maple Cake

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Photo by Willam Meppem
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 441 calories
    • Fat 16 g
    • Sat Fat 5 g
    • Cholesterol 96 mg
    • Sodium 197 mg
    • Protein 7 mg
    • Carbohydrate 69 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 3 mg
    • Calcium 143 mg

Heat oven to 350° F. In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, ginger, and salt. Set aside. Peel, core, and grate the apple. Set aside.In a medium bowl, cream the butter with a mixer until smooth. Add the maple syrup in a slow stream and continue beating about 2 minutes. Add the eggs, 1 at a time, and increase speed to medium-high. Beat until the batter is smooth and fluffy, about 5 minutes.Reduce speed to low and gradually beat in the flour mixture, then the milk, until smooth. Stir in the grated apple and walnuts, then pour into a greased 10-inch cake pan.Bake until lightly golden and a skewer inserted comes out clean, 40 to 45 minutes. Cool 10 minutes before removing from the pan. Garnish the cake with the apple chips.

Ingredients

  1. Check 2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
  2. Check 2 teaspoons baking powder
  3. Check 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  4. Check 1/8 teaspoon salt
  5. Check 1 Granny Smith apple
  6. Check 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  7. Check 1 1/4 cups maple syrup
  8. Check 3 eggs
  9. Check 1/2 cup milk
  10. Check 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  11. Check 1 3-ounce bag Seneca Granny Smith Apple Chips

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350° F. In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, ginger, and salt. Set aside. Peel, core, and grate the apple. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream the butter with a mixer until smooth. Add the maple syrup in a slow stream and continue beating about 2 minutes. Add the eggs, 1 at a time, and increase speed to medium-high. Beat until the batter is smooth and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
  3. Reduce speed to low and gradually beat in the flour mixture, then the milk, until smooth. Stir in the grated apple and walnuts, then pour into a greased 10-inch cake pan.
  4. Bake until lightly golden and a skewer inserted comes out clean, 40 to 45 minutes. Cool 10 minutes before removing from the pan. Garnish the cake with the apple chips.