Fresh Apple Cake

November 04, 2013
Oh the weather is cool, the nights are long and I just want to hunker 

down in the evenings by a glowing fire with a little treat.  

So-I found a perfect cake to satisfy my sweet tooth without going 

over the top.  I am even thinking this might be one of the desserts 

that I make for Thanksgiving.

This cake is filled with fresh apples, toasted pecans and a perfect

frosting made with fresh honey.  I think we might be able to even 

say that this cake is healthy! wink...

I have really become a fan of bundt cakes, and I will tell you why.

They seem to be no fail, easy to mix, love the consistency, simple 

to decorate, stunning to serve and are great for transporting.

Fresh Apple Cake~

Honey Glaze:

1 1/4 cup sifted powdered sugar
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
1 teaspoon vanilla

Fresh Apple Cake

3 cups cubed Granny Smith apples ( about 2 medium size)
1 1/4 cups chopped pecans toasted
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups sugar
1 1/4 cups vegetable oil
3 eggs

Honey Glaze-

In a small bowl add all ingredients and whisk together.  Set aside.

Toasted Pecans-

Preheat oven to 350 degrees, lightly spritz cookie sheet with cooking spray, spread chopped pecans evenly over cookie sheet and bake 5-7 minutes.

Directions~ Preheat oven to 325 degrees Bake 1 hour 30 minutes or until a tester inserted into middle of cake comes out clean.
Fresh Apple Cake-

Spray bundt pan with bakers joy cooking spray.

In medium bowl combine apples, pecans, vanilla and cinnamon. Set aside.

In a separate mixing bowl combine sugar, oil and eggs using an electric mixer, mix all of these ingredients together until well blended.  Add sifted flour, baking soda and salt beat until all ingredients are mixed. Fold in apple mixture and pour into prepared pan.

Remove from oven when done and cool in pan for about an hour, on wire cooling rack.  
Turn onto your favorite cake plate and drizzle with honey glaze, garnish with pecans.

Love this apple cake, it would also be perfect to serve for brunch or

an afternoon coffee or tea.  Just be sure to wrap the cake well and 

refrigerate it for up to four days.  Enjoy!

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  1. This cake looks so good. I wish I could take a bite right now! I LOVE the way you took pictures of the ingredients spilling out of the glasses! Such a unique idea and makes for a wonderful photograph!

  2. Wow, it's so pretty and to think, it has all my favorite things, yummy, can't wait to try it out....

  3. A very pretty presentation of a delicious looking and sounding cake! That green of the granny smiths gives it such fresh appeal, doesn't it? Thanks for sharing all the sweetness, Jemma!


  4. looks yummy, and ??healthy??. Copied your recipe and will have to try it out.

  5. This looks great! We have lots of granny smith apples ready for picking on our tree. I think I'll be able to put a few of them to good use. :)

  6. You need your own cook book, Jemma. You are great at sharing recipes and taking pictures that make your mouth water!

  7. I loved the whole thing from the recipe to the photographs. I love the three ingredients - and how you have them laid out. You are so talented - just beautiful. And how do you find the time to do this?

  8. What a beautiful cake! Almost to pretty to cut!

  9. That's the perfect cake for this cooler season....looks delish. And your photography is beautiful. I have a ton of apples we got from the local orchard, and can see this in our future.


  10. I have added this to my Thanksgiving Day lunch...Looks absolutely delicious. You are fast becoming my "cookbook" of choice.....Beautiful shots...

  11. This cake looks so delicious! I'll be "pinning" it so I can make it in the near future. How did you get that perfect pattern with the frosting on your cake?

  12. Jemma,
    I am pleased to nominate you and your blog for the Liebster Award. Please see my Nov. 6 for all the details.


  13. This looks delicious. What a great cake recipe.
    Have a great weekend.
    Debi @ Adorned From Above

  14. You make the most beautiful bundt cakes!


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