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Cinnamon Apple Cake (Hanukkah Cake)


Ingredients

cooking spray

cooking spray

1 ½ cups white sugar

1 ½ cups white sugar

½ cup butter

½ cup butter

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

6 ounces cream cheese, softened

6 ounces cream cheese, softened

2 eggs

2 eggs

1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

¼ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

¼ cup white sugar

¼ cup white sugar

2 large baking apples, peeled and chopped

2 large baking apples, peeled and chopped

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray an 8-inch springform pan with cooking spray.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray an 8-inch springform pan with cooking spray.

Beat 1 1/2 cups of sugar with butter, vanilla extract, and cream cheese in a bowl until soft and creamy; beat in eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt in a separate bowl.

Beat 1 1/2 cups of sugar with butter, vanilla extract, and cream cheese in a bowl until soft and creamy; beat in eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt in a separate bowl.

In a separate small bowl, stir together cinnamon with 1/4 cup of sugar. Stir 2 tablespoons of cinnamon-sugar mixture into flour mixture; reserve the rest of cinnamon-sugar mixture.

In a separate small bowl, stir together cinnamon with 1/4 cup of sugar. Stir 2 tablespoons of cinnamon-sugar mixture into flour mixture; reserve the rest of cinnamon-sugar mixture.

Stir flour mixture into butter mixture to make a smooth batter, and mix in apples. Pour batter into the prepared pan. Sprinkle the top of batter with reserved cinnamon-sugar mixture.

Stir flour mixture into butter mixture to make a smooth batter, and mix in apples. Pour batter into the prepared pan. Sprinkle the top of batter with reserved cinnamon-sugar mixture.

Bake in the preheated oven until cake pulls away slightly from the edges of the pan, about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Cool cake completely on a wire rack before removing the pan and slicing cake.

Bake in the preheated oven until cake pulls away slightly from the edges of the pan, about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Cool cake completely on a wire rack before removing the pan and slicing cake.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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