September 12, 2007

Apple Cider Cakes

I got a yummy recipe in the mail for this cake which got me looking online for more things . There's a theme here all apple cakes. I love pound cake so couldn't resist this one. Can't wait till it gets cooler I think Ill bake it.

"Spiced Up" Apple Cider Pound Cake

6 lg. eggs
3 Cups Flour -- unsifted
2 sticks Butter or margarine (16tb.)
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/2 c. Shortening
1/2 tsp. Allspice
3 c.Sugar
1/2 tsp.Nutmeg
1/2 tsp Baking powder
1 c. Apple cider
1/4 tsp Cloves
1/4 tsp Cinnamon
1 tsp Vanilla

caramel glaze:
1/2 c. Sugar
1/4 c. Buttermilk
1/4 tsp. Soda
1/2 tbsp. Corn syrup
1/4 c. Margarine
1/4 tsp. Vanilla

Soften margarine and shortening. Add sugar gradually, beating for 1- minutes. Add egg one at a time, beating 1 1/2 minutes after each egg. Sift together all the dry ingredients and add alternately with the cider and vanilla to the shortening mixture. Blend well and bake in a 10" tube pan at 235~F for 1 1/2 hours. CARAMEL GLAZE: Bring ingredients to a rolling boil over low heat and boil for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Source: Prize Winning Recipes from the State Fair of Texas, 1976.

This is another one I thought sounded good. Ive never had Buttermilk Icing.

Apple Cider Pound Cake with Buttermilk Icing Cake

3 cups sugar
1 1/4 cup butter
6 eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground allspice
1/2 tsp. ground cloves
1 cup apple cider
1 tsp. vanilla extract

In a large bowl, cream sugar and butter. Add eggs one at a time, beating well. In separate bowl, stir together all dry ingredients; set aside. Add dry ingredients alternately with cider to batter mixture. Mix well. Spoon into greased 10-inch tube pan. Bake at 325 F for 1 hour, 10 minutes. Invert onto serving dish. While cake is warm, drizzle buttermilk icing over cake if desired. (serves 12-16)

1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup buttermilk
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. baking soda

In a saucepan, combine all ingredients and bring to a boil; Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Drizzle over cake.

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2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
3 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 cups chopped, peeled tart apples
1 cup chopped almonds
1/2 cup raisins

APPLE CIDER GLAZE: 1/2 cup apple cider or apple juice 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons butter or margarine In a mixing bowl, combine sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla; mix well. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg; add to egg mixture and mix well. Stir in apples, almonds and raisins. Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 15 minutes before removing from pan to a wire tack to cool completely. In a saucepan, combine glaze ingredients; cook over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Prick top of cake with a fork; drizzle with glaze. Original recipe yield: 16 servings

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