Another Great Apple Cake

Staff Writer
Another Great Apple Cake
Another Great Apple Cake
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Another Great Apple Cake

One day, when I was browsing through a German magazine, I stumbled upon a section about cute little cafés on the North Sea island Föhr. I quickly learned that this island is famous for its incredible cakes. The magazine featured recipes of signature cakes of a handful of cafés.

One looked better than the other, and I could have had them all — right that moment. But since Föhr is about 700 miles north of Switzerland and hence too far away for a quick visit, I just had to make a cake myself.

6
Servings
801
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cups plus 5 ½ tablespoons butter, softened, plus more for the pan
  • 1 cup plus 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 14 ounces all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 -5 large apples, preferably local and organic, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

Preheat the oven to 275 degrees.

In a large bowl, mix the ¾ cup plus 2 tablespoons of the butter, 1 cup of the sugar, and salt with an electric mixer on medium speed until creamy, about 5 minutes. Add 1 egg at a time and mix well. Add the flour and baking powder and mix until just combined.

Line the bottom of a 9-inch spring form pan with parchment paper and butter the sides. Spread in the batter evenly in the pan. Spread the apples on top of the batter and bake for 50 minutes. In a small bowl, combine the remaining sugar and cinnamon and set aside.

Carefully spread the remaining butter and sugar-cinnamon mix on the cake and bake for an additional 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and serve while still a little warm.

Apple Cake Shopping Tip

There are so many varieties of chocolate on the shelves today it can be overwhelming to pick one – as a general rule of thumb, the fewer the ingredients, the better the chocolate.

Apple Cake Cooking Tip

Think beyond cakes and pies – fruits like peaches, pineapple, and figs are excellent grilled – brush with melted butter or wine and sprinkle with sugar and spices for a dessert that you can feel good about.

Apple Cake Wine Pairing

Sweet chenin blanc, muscat, or amontillado sherry with nut-based desserts; sauternes or sweet German wines with pound cake, cheesecake, and other mildly sweet desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines with sweeter desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines, port, madeira, late-harvest zinfandel, or cabernet sauvignon or cabernet franc with chocolate desserts.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
37g
57%
Sugar
52g
N/A
Saturated Fat
22g
100%
Cholesterol
196mg
65%
Protein
11g
22%
Carbs
109g
36%
Vitamin A
334µg
37%
Vitamin B12
0.3µg
5.4%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
7.4%
Vitamin C
8mg
13%
Vitamin D
1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
2mg
9%
Vitamin K
7µg
9%
Calcium
105mg
10%
Fiber
6g
24%
Folate (food)
39µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
212µg
53%
Folic acid
102µg
N/A
Iron
4mg
22%
Magnesium
28mg
7%
Monounsaturated
10g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
4mg
20%
Phosphorus
233mg
33%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
301mg
9%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.5mg
30.7%
Sodium
158mg
7%
Sugars, added
35g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.6mg
37.4%
Trans
1g
N/A
Zinc
0.9mg
6.3%