Cinnamon Apple Pound Cake

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This Cinnamon Apple Pound Cake is the perfect way to transition your tastebuds to fall and all those warm, fall flavors.

Cinnamon Apple Pound Cake Recipe

There are few pleasures in life better than an afternoon cup of tea or coffee served up with a mid-day dessert.

If you come to my house for an afternoon playdate… or even a mid-morning hang-out, there is a 100% chance there will be dessert. I may try to make it healthy-ish if I know my friend is on a health kick (or just generally one of those sugar-free weirdos) but either way, there will be treats.

This cinnamon apple pound cake is perfect for an easy fall treat, and thanks to the apples, honey and whole wheat flour, you can tell your health-kick friends that it is healthy… ish.

This recipe is courtesy of my friend Ana who brought this pound cake along to a recent coffee date. It had just the perfect amount of sweetness, and a nice, firm cake crumb speckled with those chewy apple pieces.

Cinnamon Apple Pound Cake Ingredients

  • 2 Large apples
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 ⅔ cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt

Tip: use a brown sugar baking substitute if you want to make this recipe sugarfree.

Kitchen Tools You May Find Helpful

  • Loaf pan
  • Mixing bowl
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Stand or hand mixer

How to Make an Apple Cinnamon Pound Cake

Preheat oven to 350F and prepare a loaf pan with cooking spray.

Cut the apples into bite size pieces and place in a bowl, add the honey, and the apple slices. Set aside.

Use a stand mixer to combine the sugar and butter.

While mixing, add the eggs one at a time.

Add the flour, baking powder, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, milk, eggs, and vanilla. Mix until thick.

Incorporate the apples, and gently mix.

Pour the batter into the baking dish.

Take to the oven and bake for 35 – 40 minutes or until well done.

Remove from the oven.

Drizzle with the sugar glaze.

Serve and enjoy.

 

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Cinnamon Apple Pound Cake

Cinnamon Apple Pound Cake

Ingredients

  • 2 Large apples
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 ⅔ cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and prepare a loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. Cut the apples into bite size pieces and place in a bowl, add the honey, and the apple slices. Set aside.
  3. Use a stand mixer to combine the sugar and butter.
  4. While mixing, add the eggs one at a time.
  5. Add the flour, baking powder, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, milk, eggs, and vanilla. Mix until thick.
  6. Incorporate the apples, and gently mix.
  7. Pour the batter into the baking dish.
  8. Take to the oven and bake for 35 – 40 minutes or until well done.
  9. Remove from the oven.
  10. Drizzle with the sugar glaze.
  11. Serve and enjoy.

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This Cinnamon Apple Pound Cake is the perfect fall treat with a cup of coffee or tea.

For more delicious fall desserts, check out our Apple Spice Layer cake or our Magic Pumpkin Cake (with Video).

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