Recipe of the Month

Chef DaveExecutive Chef Dave Chabot instructs on the art of a creating your own culinary delight each month.

Dutch Apple Cake

Yield: 10-12 Servings


  • 2 medium Peeled, Sliced (1/4 inch) Granny Smith Apple
  • 1 Cup plus 3 Tablespoons Sugar, divided
  • 2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon Dutch Apple CakeDutch Apple Cake
  • ½ teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • 2/3 cup (5 ½ oz) Butter, softened
  • 4 large Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • Pinch Salt


  1. In a large bowl, combine the apples, 3 tablespoons of sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon. Let stand for one hour.
  2. In another bowl, cream butter and remaining sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add Vanilla.
  3. Combine flour and salt. Gradually add to creamed mixture and beat until smooth.
  4. Transfer to a greased 9 inch by 5 inch loaf pan.
  5. Push Apple slices vertically into batter, placing them close together.
  6. Bake at 300° for 1 ½ to 1 ¾ hour or until toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Cool for 10 minutes before removing to wire rack
  8. Serve Warm