Friday, September 24, 2010

Apple Walnut Cake

Dense and chewy, this apple cake is a great fall treat.

Original recipe credit: Cooking Light
yield: 9 servings

1/3 cup raisins
2/3 cup flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
2 cups diced peeled apple
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1. Fill a bowl with water; place raisins inside to soak.
2. Preheat oven to 350°.
3. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Combine sugar, vanilla, and eggs in a medium bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until sugar dissolves. Add flour mixture to egg mixture; stir until well blended. Drain raisins and squeeze out extra water. Stir apple, walnuts, and raisins into flour mixture.
4. Spoon batter into an 8-inch square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until golden brown and knife inserted in center comes out clean.

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