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Friday, April 26, 2013

apple cake

Why do I feel like I'm getting away with something when I eat desserts that contain fruit? :)

Yield: One 9½ inch pie plate
280 calories per slice, if cut into 8 slices
Active time: 10 minutes
Total time: 60 minutes

3/4 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
Pinch of salt
3 medium honeycrisp apples (or any apples of your choosing)
apple pears (or more apples)
2 large eggs
3/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter, melted and cooled

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2. Grease a  inch pie plate, set aside.

3. Wash and cut the fruit into 1 to 2 inch pieces, place in a large bowl, and set aside.

4. In a medium bowl, beat the eggs until foamy.

5. Add in the sugar, vanilla, water, and baking powder. Whisk until well-blended, about 1 minute.

6. Add in the flour and whisk until well-blended, about 1 minute.

7. Add in the melted butter and whisk until well blended, about 2 minutes.

8. Pour the wet mixture over the apples, gently mixing to coat.

9. Pour the batter into the pie plate.

10. Bake until the top is golden brown, about 50 minutes.

Original recipe found here.

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