apple streusel cake

Apple Streusel Cake

Ingredients:

Cake:

2

Cup

All-purpose flour

1

Tsp

Baking powder

1

Tsp

Baking soda

Cup

Butter, softened

Cup

Sugar

3

 

Eggs

Tsp

Vanilla

1/3

Cup

Orange juice

Streusel:

1

Cup

Light brown sugar

1

Cup

Apples, cored, chopped

1

Cup

Pecans or walnuts, chopped

1

Cup

Cranberries or raisins

1

Tsp

Ground cinnamon

3

Tbl

Butter

Glaze:

Cup

Confectioners sugar

2-1/2

Tsp

Orange juice

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350. Grease and lightly flour a 10 tube pan.

In a medium bowl, combine brown sugar, apples, nuts, Flour, cranberries or raisins, and cinnamon. Stir in melted butter. Set aside.

In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and baking soda; mix well.

In a large bowl, using an electric beater on medium, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, on at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla.

With mixer on low, alternately beat flour mixture and orange juice into egg mixture. Spoon half of the batter into tube pan, Sprinkle with half of the streusel mixture. Spoon the remaining batter over the streusel, spreading to make an even layer. Swirl batter with a knife to create a marble pattern. Bake for 15 min. Remove cake from oven; sprinkle top with remaining streusel. Return cake to the oven; bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 330-35 min. Transfer to a wire rack; cool completely.

 

Yields

12-16 servings

 

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