Arrow Created with Sketch. Back to The Recipes Spiced Apple Loaf Desserts Farmer Favorite np_email_663301_000000 Created with Sketch. pinterest Created with Sketch. Twitter Created with Sketch. Facebook Created with Sketch. - shares Star Created with Sketch. Star Created with Sketch. Star Created with Sketch. Star Created with Sketch. Star Copy 4 Created with Sketch. 4/5 - 7 Ratings PRINT Prep Time 20 minutes Cook Time 46-52 minutes Serving Yield 1 loaf Nothing says cozy quite like a warm slice of cinnamony cake studded with bits of apple and cloaked in sweet cream cheese frosting. Add this loaf to your holiday baking spread, or bake it during the height of autumn to highlight in-season apples from your local orchard. By: Family Farm Team (adapted from Foodness Gracious) Ingredients For the cake: 1 apple, peeled and diced into 1/4” cubes (60g-120g) 1 tablespoon brown sugar (see notes) 5 tablespoons (71g) butter, softened and divided 1 1/2 cups (195g) all-purpose flour 1 cup (200g) sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 3 large (150g) Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract For the frosting: 2/3 cup (76g) confectioners’ sugar 4 ounces cream cheese, softened Nutritional Information Servings: 10 Amount Per Serving: Calories 310, Fat Cal. 100, Total Fat 11g (17% DV), Sat. Fat 6g (30% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholest. 85mg (28% DV), Sodium 220mg (9% DV), Total Carb. 47g (16% DV), Fiber 1g (4% DV), Sugars 32g, Protein 5g, Vitamin A (8% DV), Vitamin C (0% DV), Calcium (6% DV), Iron (8% DV), Vitamin D (4% DV). Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. For more information about how we calculate our nutritional content and to read our nutritional disclaimer, please check out our Recipe Nutrition Facts blog post. Directions To make the cake: Step 1 Preheat the oven to 350F. Lightly grease an 8” × 4” loaf pan, and line the bottom with parchment. Step 2 In a small pan over medium heat, combine the diced apples, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, and 1 tablespoon of butter, stirring often until the apples start to soften, about 2-3 minutes. Set aside and allow to cool while preparing the batter. Step 3 In a medium bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and spices. Step 4 Combine the remaining 4 tablespoons (1/4 cup) butter with the flour mixture until it resembles wet sand, and all big chunks of butter are gone. Add eggs and vanilla and blend until batter is smooth and well combined. Add the apples and any liquid in the pan to the batter, mixing until apples are evenly distributed. Step 5 Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 46-52 minutes until golden brown on top, with the center set and springing back when gently pressed. Cool cake before frosting. To make the frosting: Step 1 Mix together the confectioners' sugar and cream cheese by hand, just until combined (do not beat or whip the cream cheese or it will thin out to a glaze instead of staying spreadable as a frosting). Step 2 Spread the frosting over cooled cake and slice to serve. Farm Team Tips: If you don't have any brown sugar in the house, white sugar can be used in its place for the apple mixture. Rate this Recipe Share this Recipe How much did you enjoy this recipe? How much did you enjoy this recipe? Rate it from 1-5 to let us know! x Page 1 Copy 3 Created with Sketch. 1 Page 1 Copy 3 Created with Sketch. 2 Page 1 Copy 3 Created with Sketch. 3 Page 1 Copy 3 Created with Sketch. 4 Page 1 Copy 3 Created with Sketch. 5 Submit COMMENTS Submit * Required RESPONSES Ann M December 09, 2020 Does the parchment paper need to fit the entire pan or just the bottom? Reply Page 1 Created with Sketch. 1 Reply [email protected] December 09, 2020 Hi Ann! Just lining the bottom of the pan should be sufficient. This will help keep the bottom of the loaf from sticking tothe pan. To help loosen up the sides, we sometimes run a knife along the edge of the pan just as we're getting ready to remove the loaf from the pan. Hope you enjoy! Reply Page 1 Created with Sketch. Margaret Scaife December 07, 2020 Yum! Reply Page 1 Created with Sketch. 1 Reply [email protected] December 07, 2020 We hope you enjoy this recipe! Reply Page 1 Created with Sketch.