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A moist Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake that screams fall baking! Made with whole wheat flour, filled with bold cinnamon flavor, tender chunks of apple and a crumbly nut topping that you'll want to fight over. Perfect for breakfast or dessert this holiday season!

Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 35 min
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 15-20 slices 1x
  • Category: dessert, holiday,
  • Method: oven
  • Cuisine: american

Description

A moist Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake that screams fall baking! Made with whole wheat flour, filled with bold cinnamon flavor, tender chunks of apple and a crumbly nut topping that you’ll want to fight over. Perfect for breakfast or dessert this holiday season!


Scale

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups of whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup of vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 cup of pecans, finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 large granny smith apple, peeled and finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon of whole wheat flour

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease a 13″×9″ glass pan and set aside.
  3. In a stand mixer {use the whisk attachment}, add flour, brown sugar, white sugar, vegetable oil, salt, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and ground nutmeg. Mix until combined.
  4. Remove 1 1/2 cup of mixture and add to a small bowl, this is for your topping.
  5. Next add chopped pecans {I put mine in a small food processor} and cinnamon to small bowl.
  6. Mix all ingredients in small bowl until combined, set aside.
  7. In the stand mixer, add milk, egg, baking soda, and baking powder. Mix at slow speed until there are no more lumps.
  8. To a small bowl add apples and 1 tablespoon of flour. Toss.
  9. Pour the apples into the batter and gently fold.
  10.  Add cake batter to prepared pan.
  11. Then evenly spread pecan crumble topping over batter.
  12. Place in oven and cook for 30-35 minutes. {or until a toothpick come out clean}
  13. Serve with a nice warm cup of coffee! 🙂


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 slice
  • Calories: 243
  • Sugar: 18 g
  • Sodium: 173 mg
  • Fat: 13 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 30 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Cholesterol: 11 mg

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