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Apple Pie Muffins. Yes, you read that title correctly – Apple Pie Muffins.

Apple Pie Muffins

You may recall that I have a minor muffin obsession. I like to bake them almost as much as I like to eat them. My obsession with those big bakery style muffins took over a recent baking related conversation that I had with Amber and we’ve both been on the search for muffin perfection ever since. When I stepped outside last week after a brief rainfall and got my first official whiff of fall – the only thing on my mind was apple muffins. I didn’t want these to be typical muffins with barely recognizable pieces of apple and a little spice. These are quite possible my favorite muffins ever. Although these muffins may not have the same puffy look of beautiful muffins from the bakery, they taste incredible and are the perfect way to take advantage of apple season. How you like them apples: Apple & Olive Oil Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting. Dorothy: [Reaches to pick an apple from the apple tree, the tree grabs the apple and slaps her hand.] Ouch!

Unfussy Apple Cake Recipe. I love this apple cake - here's how it came into being.

Unfussy Apple Cake Recipe

I accumulated seven different kinds of apples over the past ten days or so. Not really on purpose (election anxiety?) Spiced Apple Cake. I sometimes wish that my future self could just pop into my present world just to… you know… say hi, and let me know that everything in the future is going along just swimmingly.

Spiced Apple Cake

That never happens, but maybe I just haven’t given future me enough guidance. With this in mind… here’s a quick letter to future me. Now maybe 48 year old me will get crackin’ on some answers. Slacker. Apple Banana Coffee Cake with Chocolate Chip Streusel. The original recipe seemed huge, so I halved it.

Apple Banana Coffee Cake with Chocolate Chip Streusel

And I saw another blogger, Kristy using apple in this, so I followed suit, to add an apple to the batter. This recipe has been made by a lot of bloggers, just by googling you can find loads of them, but google without the apple word to find try-outs with the original recipe. Coffee cakes are cakes that are meant to be eaten with a cup of coffee, due to the sweetness, and they usually comes with streusel topping. Apple Turnovers Recipe. Method 1 Put oven rack in lower third of oven and pre-heat oven to 400°F.

Apple Turnovers Recipe

Butter a large baking sheet (or use Silpat). 2 In a medium bowl, mix together apples, currants, and walnuts with the sugar, cinnamon, and corn starch, making sure the fruit and nuts are well coated. Mix in the apple sauce and vanilla. 3a Unfold the thawed pastry sheet on a lightly floured surface. 3b Roll out your pie dough on a lightly floured surface to a 16x11 inch rectangle. 4 Divide the apple mixture among the squares, leaving a 1-inch border.

French Apple Cake. Custard, cake and apples all come together into one spectacular dessert in this French Apple Cake.

French Apple Cake

The recipe was featured in a recent issue of Cook’s Illustrated (Sept/Oct 2012). Often, the test kitchen remakes recipes that I am already familiar with, looking for a better way to approach them. This time, I hadn’t heard of this particular kind of cake before, but it sounded too good to resist and I gave it a try as soon as I had a chance.

The cake is rich, eggy and custardy, with 1 1/2 pounds of thinly sliced apples packed into it. On top of that custardy layer is a thin layer of tender, fluffy cake. The apples for this cake are cut into very small pieces that are cooked in the microwave prior to being incorporated into the cake batter. After my own testing, baking the cake several times, I found that I had a few changes over the test kitchen’s version of the recipe. Preheat oven to 350F. Apple Cheddar Coffee Cake. I can’t think of a better pairing for apples.

Apple Cheddar Coffee Cake

With my apple pie I prefer a slice of cheddar to any ice cream. And when making an apple pie myself, I incorporate the cheese in the crust. Well, this is not the aforementioned pie, but no less delicious treat. The extra-sharp cheddar is in the filling, as well as in the streusel topping. Spiced Apple Cake with Eggnog Sauce Recipe at Epicurious. Photo by Stephen Sullivan; food and prop styling: Roscoe Betsill yield Makes 8 to 12 servings A moist, deeply flavored confection studded with rum-soaked raisins and crunchy pecans, this streamlined one-bowl cake will get compliments even for novice bakers.

Spiced Apple Cake with Eggnog Sauce Recipe at Epicurious

Plus, it keeps for days. To dress up each serving, why not use store-bought eggnog, which has the consistency of custard sauce. Quick Caramel Apple Bread. I’ve decide to embrace the cooler autumn weather we’ve started having.

Quick Caramel Apple Bread

I’m sad that, with all the moving and such, I haven’t enjoyed much of a summer, but I adore the autumn, so there’s nothing to complain about. It’s all cool weather, the smell of warm fires in the air, crisp leaves crunching underfoot, cozy sweaters and cute boots, and some of the best food of the year, like pumpkin bread. In my effort to embrace the coming of autumn, I started baking warm, spicy treats, and guess what?! It got all hot again.

I’m not even joking right now. “What? That is really what the weather said to me, you guys. The next day was even hotter. Roasted apple spice sheet cake. Yesterday, our little bear turned three which, you know, is impossible since we are unequivocally certain that we just brought him home from the hospital yesterday.

roasted apple spice sheet cake

Seriously, right here, through the door to my right and we put the carrier that he was sleeping deeply within on the table. It looked strange there [Also, we were hungry and unsure of the logistics -- is it rude to eat lunch while your newborn is on the table? Isn't it worse to place him on the floor?] Sure, there were one or two hundred fewer fire engine parts, stuffed hedgehogs and train tracks scattered across the living room carpet, and maybe we looked a little younger and better-rested; I probably didn’t have my iPhone wedged between sofa cushions the way I do right now so that my talking-walking-doing things mini-human couldn’t co-opt it to watch Elmo videos again (how does he find them?)

Moist Apple Spice Bread. Some quickbreads are very moist and dense, while others are a little bit dry and very bread-like. This moist Apple Spice Bread falls into the former category. The bread is ultra-moist and is packed with two cups of shredded apple, from two whole apples! Apple Pie Coffee Cake with Cheddar Cheese. Whenever I bake or serve an apple pie and my grandmother is around, she always tries to convince me to put cheese on top of it. Cheese – especially cheddar cheese – and apples are a great combination general, so even though it might sound like an odd pairing as far as pie goes, the salty flavor of the cheese goes pretty well with the sweet apple filling of the pie.

That being said, I always just gave my grandmother a slice of cheese to eat alongside her pie and kept mine cheese-free. I simply like pie crust too much to adulterate it by letting cheddar cheese melt all over the top. I’m open to using the cheddar cheese and apple match in other foods, so I opted to include a cheddar cheese layer on top of this apple pie-inspired coffee cake. The coffee cake has a base of vanilla cake that is topped off with some apples cooked into a kind of homemade apple pie filling. If you want to leave the cheese off of this coffee cake, go right ahead.

Preheat oven to 350F. Serves 12. Apple Coffee Cake Recipe. Almond And Apple Cake Recipe. Step 1 Preheat oven to 170°C. Brush a round 22cm (base measurement) cake pan with melted butter to grease. Line the base and side with non-stick baking paper. Step 2 Use an electric beater to beat the butter, sugar and vanilla in a bowl, scraping down the side occasionally, for 8 minutes or until pale and creamy. Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Step 3 Stir in the almond meal. Source Australian Good Taste - July 2008 , Page 88 Recipe by Alison Roberts Photography by Amanda McLauchlan.

Apple Cake Recipe. Apple Cake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) and place rack in the center of the oven. Butter or spray with a non stick cooking spray, an 8 inch (20 cm) square baking pan and then line with parchment paper or wax paper. Place the nuts on a baking sheet and bake for about 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly brown and fragrant. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack and then coarsely chop. Peel, core, and chop the apples into bite-sized pieces. Toss with 1 - 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. In the bowl of your electric mixer (or with a hand mixer), combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, ground cinnamon, and salt. Transfer the batter to the prepared pan and smooth the top.

While the cake is still warm, prepare the glaze. Serve warm with softly whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. Makes about 9 servings. Apple pecan cupcakes Recipe.