Saturday, October 3, 2015

One Bowl Apple Cake #Recipe @PegCochran

You know you shouldn't believe everything you read on the Internet, right? That was my first reaction to this recipe posted on someone's timeline--an apple cake made all in one bowl.  If you're used to making cakes, you'll automatically be changing this recipe in your mind to conform with the technique you normally use to make a cake.  But!  This does work and it was delicious.  I would serve it for company with a swirl of lightly sweetened whipped cream or, if it's warm from the oven, with a scoop of good vanilla ice cream.

Actually it takes two bowls, but it's still super easy to whip up.  It's not too sweet and has plenty of fruit in it.  Hubby gave it the thumbs up--although he only had one piece.  He's still recovering from the package of pumpkin spice Oreos he ate all in one night save for three cookies which I managed to snare.  I fully expect him to come back for another piece in an hour or so.

Without further ado, here is the recipe!

2 eggs
1 3/4 cups sugar
1/2 cup oil
2 tsps. cinnamon
6 medium Gala or Honey Crisp apples, peeled, cored and sliced
2 cups flour
2 tsps. baking soda

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a bowl, mix eggs, sugar, cinnamon and oil.

As you peel, core and slice your apples, add them to the mixture in the bowl and toss to cover so they don't turn brown.

Mix baking soda and flour (here's where you kind of need that other bowl).  Add to apple mixture and stir well.

Stir (a fork works well) until well mixed.

Pour into a greased 9x13 pan or two round 9 inch pans

Bake approximately 55 minutes until golden brown.  (Note: my oven runs hot and it only took around 37 minutes so check often!)

Enjoy! Bon Appetit!

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  1. Looks good... but how much oil???

    1. Thanks for catching that! I fixed the recipe -- 1/2 cup!

  2. wow that's a beautiful cake, Peg! You're going to have to start hiding things from your hub LOL

    1. I usually do hide things but I was caught red-handed coming in from the grocery store with the cookies! I have learned that hiding things on the top shelf from someone who is 6"4" is not the best option...

  3. Oh, joy--another recipe for my apples! Looks nice and moist, not to mention healthy.

    1. I thought all cakes were healthy? Good for mental health anyway!

  4. This cake sounds way better than pumpkin spice Oreos!

  5. If you measure the flour in an over-sized cup, you can add the baking soda in the cup and never touch that extra bowl. Yes, it's fudging a bit on claiming only one bowl, but technically it's true!
    This does look moist and delicious. I'm off to Maine next weekend and I may make it there with local apples.

    1. Yes, you could do that! Have fun in Maine! My stepson lives near Camden.

    2. We have good friends who live inland from Camden in Searsmont.

  6. This recipe looks wonderful, and easy enough to try this weekend. Thanks for the recipe. (And I loved Berried Secrets!)

    1. So glad you liked Berried Secrets. I'm wondering if some cranberries in this recipe would be good...? But it's delish as it is and so easy to make now that apples are in season.

  7. This looks wonderful and I am sure it's delicious. What a perfect fall recipe. Thanks, Peg!



  8. I just tried this recipe, and it's delicious! Very easy to make. I halved it, since there are only two of us here who will eat it and one of us (not me) has a great deal of self control when it comes to desserts. :) Thanks again for sharing the recipe!