Apple Fritter Cake


Posted: June 24

Time: 50 minutes

Yield: 12 servings

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Sir Isaac Newton had an apple fall on his head... and that's how he knew gravity existed. Well, Apple Fritter Cake is so out of this world that it might defy everything he ever discovered about it! Every bite of the fluffy, apple-infused cinnamon cake will make you feel like you're floating. The sugary vanilla icing drizzled on top will take you to the next dimension. Once you taste it, you'll proclaim it's scientifically proven that Apple Fritter Cake has a tasty force of attraction that will keep you coming back for more!


Ingredients

For the cake: • 3 cups all-purpose flour, sifted • 1/4 cup sugar • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon • 3 teaspoons baking powder • 1 teaspoon salt • 2 medium apples, peeled and chopped • 1 (12-ounce) bottle of beer or unsweetened apple juice, room temperature • 1/4 cup butter, melted For the icing: • 2 cups confectioners' sugar • 3-5 tablespoons milk, 2% • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

Line an 8-inch square baking pan with parchment, letting the ends extend up the sides.

Step 3

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt.

Step 4

Add the apples and beer to the dry mixture, mixing until it is just blended. Be careful not to overmix, the batter will be thick.

Step 5

Transfer the batter to the prepared baking pan.

Step 6

Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 40-45 minutes.

Step 7

Carefully lifting with the parchment paper, immediately transfer the cake out of the pan.

Step 8

Brush all sides with the melted butter.

Step 9

Allow the cake to cool.

Step 10

While the cake is cooling, in a small bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, milk, and vanilla extract.

Step 11

Spread or drizzle the icing over the cooled cake.

Step 12

Serve.


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