Apple Cider Spice Cake with gluten free substitutions

Apple Cider Spice Cake with gluten free substitutions

Ingredients

  • Ingredients:
  • 7 gala apples, unpeeled
  • 2 ½ cups flour (GF use Domata)
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 ¼ cup brown sugar, plus 2 tablespoons, divided use
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup melted unsalted butter, slightly cooled
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Sour Cream Drizzle (recipe below)
  • 2-3 tablespoons chopped walnuts (optional garnish)

Directions

  1. -Preheat the oven to 350°, and mist a bundt pan, or similar style cake pan, with cooking spray.
  2. -Begin by grating the unpeeled gala apples using a box grater, and add them into a bowl; prepare two more small bowls, and take a handful of the grated apples, and squeeze as much of the juice out of them into one of the other bowls as possible; place the
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  4. -In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and ground cinnamon, and whisk to aerate and blend; set aside for a moment.
  5. -To a large bowl, add the 1 ¼ cups brown sugar, the granulated sugar, the eggs and the vanilla, and with a hand mixer, beat those ingredients on low for about 2 minutes until fluffy; next, add in the melted butter, and continue to mix for another 30 secon
  6. -To the sugar/egg/butter mixture, add about 1/3 of the flour mixture, and carefully mix that until incorporated; add another 1/3, and mix to incorporate, then the final 1/3 and again mix to incorporate well.
  7. -Finally, add the grated apples into the batter along with about 6 tablespoons (¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons) of the reserved apple juice squeezed from the grated apples, and fold those in with a spatula until well blended.
  8. -Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan, and bake for about 50-55 minutes, or until a wooden skewer inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean; allow the cake to cool in the pan for about 5-10 minutes, then carefully turn it out onto a wire
  9. -While the cake is still warm, combine the remainder of the reserved apple juice (roughly ½ cup) with the 2 tablespoons of brown sugar in a small sauce pan, and allow it to very gently simmer for a few minutes until glossy and reduced by almost half; pour
  10. Sour Cream Drizzle ingredients:
  11. 4 ½ tablespoons sour cream
  12. 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
  13. Preparation:
  14. -In a small bowl, carefully combine the sour cream and the powdered sugar with a whisk until smooth; keep in fridge until ready to glaze your cake.