Serves a Crowd

Stealth Health AppleĀ Cake

September 23, 2009
Author Notes

This is a wonderful recipe we featured last year on Flavorista. It's loaded with apples and sneaky "healthy" ingredients. —flavoristabarr

  • Serves 12 pieces
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups Flour, sifted
  • 1/2 cup wheat germ
  • 1 cup Muscovado Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Buttermilk
  • 3 eggs, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup ground flax seeds
  • 1 1/2 cups Canola or safflower oil
  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 1 cup almond slivers
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon each cinnamon and nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups peeled and chopped Granny Smith apples
  • Powdered sugar for dusting
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and line a 9x13inch baking pan with parchment.
  3. Place the eggs and sugars into a large bowl and beat with an electric mixer until creamy.
  4. Sift together the remaining dry ingredients.
  5. Add the buttermilk, extract and oil to the egg and sugar mixture.
  6. Cup by cup add the dry ingredients to the wet until fully mixed.
  7. Fold in the chopped apples, nuts and dried cherries and pour into the prepared pan.
  8. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes. Use a tooth pick to insure that the center of the cake is done. Allow to cool completely before dusting with powdered sugar and cutting.
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