Cinnamon Apple Bundt Cake

Cinnamon Apple Bundt Cake

Heart Smart Lactose Intolerant Dairy Free Vegetarian
Recipe Directions
Nutrition Information

Ingredients

For the cake:

  • 3 cups white whole wheat flour (all-purpose would work fine too)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup apple butter (or applesauce if you don't have apple butter)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups peeled and diced apples

For the cream cheese frosting:

Instructions

For the cake: 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Liberally grease bundt pan with cooking spray or butter, then sprinkle with flour, covering all surfaces. Set aside.
  • In large bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and salt. Set aside.
  • In large bowl with electric mixer, beat together the sugar, brown sugar, and oil until well combined.
  • Add apple butter, eggs, and vanilla, beating until combined.
  • Add dry mixture to wet mixture, beating until just combined.
  • Fold in apples.
  • Pour into prepared bundt pan.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour, or until tester comes out clean and top is golden.
  • Let cool for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from bundt pan and let cool completely before frosting.

For the frosting:

  • Combine cream cheese, vanilla, 2 tablespoons milk, and maple syrup in a small bowl and beat with electric mixer.
  • Add more milk if you want the frosting thinner (i.e. it will spread/drip easier)
  • Once cake is completely cool, drizzle over cake, spreading until it drops down the sides.
  • Top with chopped pecans.
  • Slice and enjoy!

Recipe by: Taylor Ellingson, greens & chocolate