Walnut-Apple Snack Cake Recipe
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Walnut-Apple Snack Cake Recipe

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Hungry for harvesttime? This tasty cake puts the season's best in the spotlight. Featuring apples, walnuts, spices and toffee bits for sweetness, it will satisfy you to the core. —Barbara Zaverson, Hudson, New Hampshire
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:18 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 18 servings


  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1-3/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1-1/4 cups chopped peeled tart apples
  • 1/3 cup English toffee bits or almond brickle chips
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • Vanilla ice cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 241 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 167mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Fold in the apples, toffee bits and walnuts.
  2. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into squares. Serve with ice cream if desired. Yield: 18 servings.
Originally published as Walnut-Apple Snack Cake in Country Woman August/September 2008, p29

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GirishKatta User ID: 7329112 159287
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2013

"Good recipe :)"

tracy977 User ID: 885345 159664
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2010

"This was super easy and really good. Next time I would use a tad less apples and more English Toffee Bits. Super moist!!"

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