Recipe of the Month

Chef Dave




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Dutch Apple Cake

Dutch Apple CakeDutch Apple Cake

Yields one 8-inch loaf, 10 - 12 servings

Ingredients:

2 medium peeled, sliced (1/4 inch) Granny Smith apple

1 cup plus 3 tablespoons sugar, divided

2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

2/3 cup (5 1/2 oz) butter, softened

4 large eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 cups all purpose flour

Pinch salt

Directions:

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 1/2 to 1 3/4 hour or until toothpick comes out clean.

7.) Cool for 10 minutes before removing to wire rack

8.) Serve Warm