Friday, January 20, 2017

The Cake Slice Bakers ~ January's Apple Streusel cake

The Cake Slice bakers has the following cake choices for January 2017:
Lemon Drizzle p.72
Apple Streusel p.138
Vanilla and Blood Orange Cake p.20
Devils Food Cake p. 44
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and I choose to make use of the granny smith apples I have on hand!
I barely have enough of almond flakes to meet the required half cup
but it was just nice.  Instead of three individual spices, I used mixed.
 
(I partially lined the square pan with parchment paper for ease
of removing the cake - I cannot imagine how to get it out of
the pan without dislodging the streusel topping which was crumbly)
 
and I totally forgot to reduce the sugars for both the cake batter
and the topping... but I survived!
I managed to maintain the oven temperature at 310F
and even for two small pans, they were baked for a 
total of 55 mins (but I think 50 mins would have been okay),
and I did test with a toothpick after the initial 40 mins.
Square cake for own consumption, round to give away!
 Pretty good results, I might add!
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8 comments:

  1. That looks delicious! I love a good apple cake, especially if it has a streusel topping.

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  2. I would love to have the recipe for this cake but found no link at all, help, it sounds wonderful :-)

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  3. That apple streusel turned out just lovely! I don't think I could have parted with the second cake!

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  4. Lovely cake, Emily! The crumbs looks soft and nice! Would love to try this cake one of these days.

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  5. It looks so good. I love that you gave part of it away. That's a great way to watch how much you eat.

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  6. I was tempted to make this one, and after seeing your cake I will have to go back and bake it too as it looks so yummy.

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