I need an extension cord.
You see, I live in Southern Texas were we don’t have Autumn. To prove my point: just a few days ago it was 96 degrees outside. But today, right now it is 66 degrees outside. SIXTY-SIX, people. I realize it’s only 9:30am. But one takes what one can get 🙂
But instead of typing up this post, sitting indian-style on my “back porch” being enveloped in the cool morning air, I am sitting on the couch. No extension cord. I am positive that this is to be remedied.
Extension cord is going on the shopping list 🙂
This cake is a great choice for a Fall day (like today!!) so I couldn’t skip it. It is lightly sweet, filled with small bites of apple and perfectly spiced. The texture, for me, wasn’t that of a muffin but rather a soft, slightly dense cake… I guess that it what a muffin is supposed to be; but I’m not lucky enough to churn out muffins with this texuture.
I halved the recipe, omitted the nuts, ramped up the cinnamon, added nutmeg, cloves and some ginger then baked it in an 8×4″ loaf pan and glazed with a simple icing (3/4 cup confectioners sugar + small splash of heavy cream + tiny bit of vanilla, real simple), sliced thick and enjoyed with a fork and a cup of tea. Today couldn’t get any better.
Unless, of course, I had that extension cord.
Thanks to Katrina of Baking and Boys for choosing this gem. Head on over to her blog for the recipe (or simply click here.)
Happy Autumn (finally)!!!
9 thoughts on “Apple Nut Muffin Cake – TWD”
Oh my mouth is watering! Yum yum!
Oh my! I love that white topping you have on top! It looks amazing! Im glad you enjoyed this recipe! I love it!
I can never resist a glaze – your cake looks soooo good with it dripping down the sides! I turned the recipe into muffins and loved them too.
Mmm, love the white glaze on top! And so happy for your cooler fall weather there in TX. Thanks for baking with me this week.
My, My but that looks delicous, even on the couch. No extension cord!! I would send you one of the million I have.
Just amazing how you arrive to get good pictures of this really not very pretty (but nevertheless delish) cake!
Yum! This cake looks scrumptious. And I had that same issue this morning needing an extension cord. I was outside for a while but then my battery died so now I’m back in the kitchen sitting at my table, staring outside with a wistful gaze.
I like your addition of the glaze. I went with streusel topping on mine. But I also found myself wondering if I could double the recipe and bake it as a bundt…
Hi, I followed your blog from your comment on the Chica Bakes blog.
And, I’m glad I did, this apple nut cake looks delicious. I would omit the nuts for my family but other than that, this cakes looks awesome.