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Walnut-Apple Snack Cake

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

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1-3/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 large 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

Directions

  • 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.
  • Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into squares. Serve with ice cream if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 241 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 167mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • GirishKatta
    Nov 13, 2013

    Good recipe :)

  • tracy977
    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!!