Apple Cake with Cider Sauce
What you will need =)
1/2 cup unsalted butter,softned,plus more for pan
2 cups granulated sugar,plus mor for pan
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup chopped pecans
1/2 tsp nutmeg
2 tsp ground cinnamon
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 large eggs
Buttered Cider Glaze (recipe follows)
How to Make Delicousness
heat oven to 350 degrees.Brush a 10 cup bundt pan (we used Nordicware's Heritage Bundt Pan)with extra softened butter,sprinkle with extra sugar and tap out excess.Stir together the flour,pecans,nutmeg,cinnamon,baking soda and salt;set aside susar.Add eggs and beat until fluffy.Stir in the apples and the flour mixture until comepletely combined.Spoon into prepared pan and smooth top.
Bake until a skewer inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean and the cake pulls away slightly from the sides of the pan,1 hr 10 min.Tent cake with foil for the last half hour of baking to keep it from getting too brown.Let cool on wire rack about 20 min, then remove from pan and cool comepletely.
Bake until the skewer inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean and the cake pulls away slightly from the sides of the pan,1 hr 10 mins.Tent cake with foil for the last half hour of baking to keep it from getting too brown.Let cool on a wire rack about 20 min,then remove from pan and cool completely.
Serve with Buttered Cider Sauce.Cake can be made a day in advance;allow to cool completely then cover with plastic wrap at room temp.
Buttered Cider Sauce
Simmer 5 cups apple cider in a large skillet until reduced 1 and 1/2 cups about 30 min.Remove from heat and stir in 4 tbsp unsalted butter, 1 cup confectioner's sugar, a pinch of cinnamon and 1 tbsp calvados if desired.Serve warm.=)