Fall has arrived here in Calgary. I pulled out my scarves, my boots and my fall coat which makes me oh so happy. I love walking through the golden leaves and breathing the cool air. I just wish fall lasted longer than a few weeks (around here the snow flies WAY faster than I like).
With the cooler weather and the leaves comes a craving for all things apple, cinnamon, spice…heck anything that tastes warm. Baking apples and cinnamon smells and tastes amazing. This lovely bundt cake brings together these tastes of fall in a moist and delicious cake chock full of apples and pears. It’s not too sweet and would be the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving feast.
A simple and beautiful cake for tea time.
- 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 1 Tbsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp nutmeg
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 cup butter, melted
- 1 1/2 cups dark brown sugar
- 4 large eggs
- 2 large apples, peeled, cored and chopped to 1/4" pieces
- 2 large, firm pears, peeled, cored and chopped to 1/4" pieces
- powdered sugar for dusting, optional
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Grease and flour a large bundt pan.
- In a medium bowl, mix together flours, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
- In a large glass bowl, mix melted butter (make sure it is coolish), brown sugar and eggs, mixing until smooth.
- Mix flour mixture into the butter mixture a bit of a time without overmixing.
- Fold in apples and pears. Mixture will be thick.[img src="https://merryabouttown.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Pear-Apple-Spice-Bundt-Cake-Batter-620x348.jpg" alt="" width="620" height="348" class="aligncenter size-medium wp-image-6329"]
- Spoon in to prepared bundt pan and smooth the top.[img src="https://merryabouttown.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Bundt-Cake-Ready-for-the-Oven-620x329.jpg" alt="" width="620" height="329" class="aligncenter size-medium wp-image-6330"]
- Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
- Cool the cake in the pan for 20 minutes.
- Run a knife around the edges of the cake top and turn on to a cake plate.
- Sift powdered sugar on to the top of the cake.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 375Saturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 95mgSodium: 314mgCarbohydrates: 52gFiber: 2gSugar: 30gProtein: 5g
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