Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Sassy Sweets: Tipsy Apple Crumb Cake

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Last weekend we went apple picking, as we do every year.  And sure I've made now a few pounds of apple sauce, apple piesapple muffins, and my favorite fall dinner.  But, I had yet to test my skills in a new and exciting way.  When John started bothering me to make crumb cake, I thought we would have to mix it up a little.  There's only so many crumb cakes and apple pies I can make until it becomes tedious.

So, I mixed it up.  A sweet layer of calvados caramel apples and crumbs, this is a really sweet crumb cake.  As you know, I frequently blur the "crumb cake" appropriateness from breakfast to sweet but this one falls directly on the sweet category.  Unless you want to get a little tipsy during breakfast, serve this one as a perfectly sweet way to celebrate the end of an autumn day.

It is finally getting chilly in NYC so there will definitely be mroe baked goods hitting the blog - stay tuned!
Tipsy Apple Crumb Skillet Cake
Serves:  8-10
Crumbs:
1 cup flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
3 tablespoons cinnamon
6 tablespoons butter, cut into tablespoons


Tipsy Apples:

2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup brown sugar
4 apples, peeled and diced
2 tablespoons Calvados (or substitute apple brandy or applejack)


Cake:
3/4 cup cake flour1/4 cup sugar1/8 teaspoon baking soda
3 tablespoons butter, softened

1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons buttermilk 

Crumb:  In a small bowl combine flour, brown sugar, and cinnamon.  Cut the butter in until small pebbles of dough form.  Set aside.

Tipsy Apples:  Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a heavy-bottomed skillet over low heat.  Add brown sugar and cool until a dark caramel forms.  Add in the apples, being careful as the caramel will spit.  Stir in the Calvados and toss apples until they are softened.  Set aside.

Cake:  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Stir together flour, sugar, and baking soda in a small bowl.  Mix in butter, egg, vanilla extract, until well-combined.  Fold in buttermilk.  Pour into a greased 9-inch cast iron skillet.  Bake for 5 minutes.  Then, remove cake from the oven and put apples evenly over the top of cake, then crumbs evenly over the top of the apples.  Bake 15-20 minutes until the cake is fully cooked through (tested with a toothpick, the toothpick should come out clean).  

Serve warm or let cool and place in an airtight container until ready to use.  




7 comments:

  1. اذا كنت بحاجه الى خدمة متميزة لنقل الاثاث فلن تجد افضل من شركة نقل اثاث بالرياض والتى تعتمد على اقوى وافضل سيارات افضل شركة نقل عفش بالرياض النقل والتحميل والتى تتميز بالقوة والسرعه فى الوصول الى المكان المطلوب فى الوقت المحدد , كما تتميز الشركة بعدة مزايا جعلتها من افضل الشركات العامله فى نقل الاثاث حيث تتمتع ب :
    افضل شركة نقل اثاث بالرياض
    - الجودة العاليه للخدمات المقدمة فتتم على اعلى مستوى من الكفاءة والحرفيه
    - الامانه والمصداقيه والاحترافيه العاليه والخبرة فى الاداء

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