Apple Cinnamon Pecan Cake is a great choice for a simple and tasty treat. Bake this luscious, fruit-and-spice coffee cake and invite several friends over for tea and coffee.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
- 2 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2/3 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Lowfat 2% Milk
- 3 cups (about 3 medium) peeled, cored and finely chopped baking apples
- 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
- Powdered sugar
- Pecan halves (optional)
PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
COMBINE flour, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg in medium bowl. Beat granulated sugar and butter in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in eggs and vanilla extract until smooth. Alternately beat in flour mixture and evaporated milk. Stir in apples and pecans. Spread batter into prepared baking pan.
BAKE for 40 to 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 20 minutes. Cut into bars. Dust with powdered sugar before serving and top with pecan halves, if desired.
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Apple Cinnamon Pecan Cake
Even with a food processor it takes time to prepare this cake. It is very moist and very heavy. I thought it really needed more spice for flavor and I agree with another reviewer, adding raisins would really add to this cake.
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