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Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake

Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake

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Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake  – a soft cake filled with juicy apples, topped with cinnamon and sugar.  This is a real fall treat. I find fall truly inspiring, something like a break between summer and winter and the upcoming holidays.

Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake

Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake

It inspires my cooking, as well, with my favorite spice – cinnamon. Apple and cinnamon make my perfect combination in the kitchen.

Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake is my sort of cake – easy to make, very tasty and everyone in my family loves it, so it is often on our menu at this time of year…. actually, whenever I want to feel that magical smell coming from the warm oven. It always makes me feel good.

Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake

Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake

What do you need to make this Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake?

  • 1 1/2 cup cake flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, divided
  • 1 1/3 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 4 cups apples peeled and chopped into cubes (I used Gala)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled to room temperature

Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake – a soft cake filled with juicy apples, topped with cinnamon and sugar.

Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple CakeIn order to make Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake you need to combine sugar and cinnamon and to set aside. Peel and dice the apples, add cinnamon and cornstarch and set aside.  Combine cake flour, baking powder and salt and set aside.

This cake may be eaten for breakfast, snack or as a dessert.  It is great with a cup of tea or coffee. All you need to make Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake is a few simple ingredients and a little free time. This cake is filled with juicy apples.  I used Gala apples and you can choose those that you prefer.

Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake

How to make Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake?

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9 inch baking pan with wax paper.
  • In a small dish combine 1 teaspoon cinnamon and ⅓ cup sugar. Set aside.
  • Combine apples, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and cornstarch in a medium dish. Set aside.
  • Combine cake flour, baking powder and salt in a medium dish. Set aside.
  • In a large dish, beat eggs, sugar and vanilla, at high speed, until light and fluffy. Change the speed to Low. Add a ½ flour mixture. Beat until well combined.
  • Add ½ melted butter, then the rest of cake flour mixture and finally the other half of the melted butter. Fold in the apples. Spread evenly into the baking pan.
  • Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon mixture. Bake for 50-55 min or until a toothpick placed in the center comes out clean or with a few crumbs on it.
  • Take out of the oven and leave in the baking pan for a few minutes to cool. Transfer to wire rack to cool completely.

Notes:

Keep at a room temperature, covered with plastic foliage.

You can use parchment instead of wax paper. Instead of cake flour you can use all purpose flour.

The recipe with all the ingredients and detailed instructions for preparation can be found in a RECIPE CARD at the bottom of the post.

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Make the best of the apple season by preparing savory, juicy Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake. You will enjoy every bite of it!

Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake – a soft cake filled with juicy apples, topped with cinnamon and sugar. This is a real fall treat.

Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake

Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 52 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 2 minutes

Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake – a soft cake filled with juicy apples, topped with cinnamon and sugar. This is a real fall treat. I find fall truly inspiring, something like a break between summer and winter and the upcoming holidays.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup cake flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, divided
  • 1 1/3 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 4 cups apples peeled and chopped into cubes (I used Gala)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled to room temperature

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9 inch baking pan with wax paper.
  2. In a small dish combine 1 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/3 cup sugar. Set aside.
  3. Combine apples, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and cornstarch in a medium dish. Set aside.
  4. Combine cake flour, baking powder and salt in a medium dish. Set aside.
  5. In a large dish, beat eggs, sugar and vanilla, at high speed, until light and fluffy. Change the speed to Low. Add a ½ flour mixture. Beat until well combined.
  6. Add ½ melted butter, then the rest of cake flour mixture and finally the other half of the melted butter. Fold in the apples. Spread evenly into the baking pan.
  7. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon mixture. Bake for 50-55 min or until a toothpick placed in the center comes out clean or with a few crumbs on it.
  8. Take out of the oven and leave in the baking pan for a few minutes to cool. Transfer to wire rack to cool completely.

Notes

Keep at a room temperature, covered with plastic foliage.

You can use parchment instead of wax paper. Instead of cake flour you can use all purpose flour.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 437Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 116mgSodium: 254mgCarbohydrates: 63gFiber: 2gSugar: 40gProtein: 5g
Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake – a soft cake filled with juicy apples, topped with cinnamon and sugar. This is a real fall treat

Easy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake

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Beatrice R

Friday 4th of March 2022

Hi, can I make this the day ahead and how should I store it?

Dragana

Saturday 5th of March 2022

This Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake can be stored in an airtight container in a fridge for 3 days.

Best, Dragana

Cathy

Wednesday 22nd of April 2020

This looks like something my mother in law used to make so I'm dying to try it! You say cake flour ....am I dopey or is that just regular flour ...as in ...you know.....flour? Or is there really something called cake flour? I know there is bread flour.

Dragana

Thursday 23rd of April 2020

You can use all purpose flour, Cathy. Enjoy! Best regards.

Margaret Bekkers

Saturday 25th of January 2020

The recipe calls for 11/2 tsp cinnamon. But the instructions call for 2. Could you confirm which it is?

Dragana

Monday 27th of January 2020

Hi Margaret, thank you for your note.

In a small dish combine 1 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/3 cup sugar. Set aside.

Combine apples,1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and cornstarch in a medium dish. Set aside.

Regards.

Sylvia

Thursday 21st of February 2019

You should not use wax paper in oven as it can catch fire, use parchment instead.

Dragana

Friday 22nd of February 2019

Thank you for your advice, Sylvia. Best!

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