Title: Apple Walnut Cake with Apple Cider Glaze
Yield: 1 servings
1 1/2 c Vegetable oil
2 c Granulated sugar
2 c Unbleached all-purpose
1/8 ts Ground cloves
1 1/4 ts Ground cinnamon
1/4 ts Ground mace
1 ts Baking soda
1/2 ts Salt
1 c Whole-wheat flour, sifted
4 c Shelled walnuts, coarsely
1 1/4 c Coarse chunks of peeled and
3 tb Applejack
Apple Cider Glaze (see
---------------------APPLE CIDER GLAZE--------------------------
4 tb Sweet butter
2 tb Brown sugar
6 tb Granulated sugar
3 tb Applejack or apple brandy
4 tb Sweet cider
2 tb Fresh orange juice
2 tb Heavy cream
Preheat oven to 325F.
In a large bowl, beat vegetable oil and sugar until thick and opaque.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift
together flour, cloves, cinnamon, mace, baking soda and salt, then
stir in whole-wheat flour. Add to oil and egg mixture and mix until
well blended. Add walnuts, apple chunks and applejack all at once and
stir batter until pieces are evenly distributed.
Pour batter into a greased 10-inch round cake pan. Bake for 1 hour
and 15 minutes or until cake tester inserted in center comes out
APPLE CIDER GLAZE:
Melt butter in a small saucepan and stir in both sugars. Add
remaining ingredients, stir, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat
slightly and cook for 4 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
Pour while still warm over warm cake.
Makes 1 1/2 cups glaze.
From the San Francisco Chronicle, 11/16/88.