Fresh Apple Cake with Butter Pecan Glaze

From WHITE LILY

Makes 16 servings

 

It’ll taste just like fall when you bake this apple cake. The Butter Pecan Glaze really makes it a standout.

INGREDIENTS

No-stick cooking spray

3 cups peeled, sliced and coarsely chopped baking apples

3/4 cup chopped pecans

2 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

3 cups WHITE LILY Enriched Bleached All-Purpose Flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

3/4 teaspoon salt

2 cups sugar

1 1/4 cups pure vegetable oil

3 large eggs, lightly beaten

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

 

BUTTER PECAN GLAZE

1/4 cup butter

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

3 tablespoons heavy cream

1/2 cup powdered sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 cup pecan halves

 

DIRECTIONS

1.Heat oven to 325 degrees. Coat 10-inch fluted tube pan with no-stick cooking spray. Dust with flour.

2.Combine apples, chopped pecans, and cinnamon in medium bowl. Toss to coat. Set aside. Stir flour, baking powder, and salt in medium bowl until blended.

3.Beat sugar, oil, eggs, and vanilla in large bowl with mixer on medium speed until blended. Gradually add flour mixture, beating until blended. Fold in apple mixture. Spread evenly in prepared pan.

4.Bake 1 1/2 hours, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Remove from pan to serving plate.

5.FOR GLAZE: Bring butter, brown sugar, and cream to a boil in small saucepan over medium heat. Cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Whisk in powdered sugar until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Immediately drizzle over cooled cake. Garnish with pecan halves.

 

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