Apple Snacking Spice Cake - Flour Bakery

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Apple Snacking Cake - Flour Bakery
Apple Snacking Spice Cake from Flour Bakery Cookbook

Last week was crazy busy. Day trip to San Diego, sickness and a garbage bag full of baked goods that never made it to their destination (um, don't want to be known as Typhoid Mary), and just the usual 75 degree winter weather of Los Angeles. :)

However, I did manage to make this yummy cake from my latest obsession, the Flour Bakery cookbook. 

When I drank coffee in college (I don't drink much caffeine me a headache), I would be the person who had a bit of coffee with my milk and sugar. This cake has a bit of batter with lotsa apples, pecans and raisins. The batter is superthick but all comes to together in a yummy cake. You'll need a 10" round cake pan for this delicious snacking cake.

Apple Snacking Cake - Flour Bakery
A sprinkling of powdered sugar is all this cake needs. Another winning recipe from the Flour Bakery cookbook! Yum!

Flour: spectacular recipes from Boston's Flour Bakery + Cafe by Joanne Chang (page 64 ): Available on Amazon, your local bookstore, or in your library

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Meg Johnston said... [Reply to comment]

Yum, I love apple and this cake looks amazing.

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Unknown said... [Reply to comment]

Delicious looking cake

Ocean Breezes and Country Sneezes said... [Reply to comment]

Your cake looks delicious! And I love apples! I've never heard of that cookbook though, I'll have to look for it. Stop by for a slice of my dessert when you have a moment!

Happy Valentine's Day!

Audrey said... [Reply to comment]

This is the first recipe I made from Flour and I think it will always be my favorite!

Meister said... [Reply to comment]

I never, ever, ever bake treats (and only just baked my first loaf of bread in years this weekend!), but the Flour Bakery cookbook is incredibly tempting to me -- especially after seeing the deliciousness that bloggers I admire (like you!) are whipping up from it.

I loved Flour when I lived in Boston. Maybe it's time for me to get over my baking phobia…

briarrose said... [Reply to comment]

Wow that looks incredible. Look at all that beautiful apple tucked in there.

The Path Traveled said... [Reply to comment]

This looks so good and would be a nice Valentine's Day treat for the sweetie today. Thanks for sharing!
Happy Valentine's Day!

Eliana said... [Reply to comment]

Ah yes. Another winner from Flour. I had fun with the book this weekend and now have to check off another recipe to make as this looks wonderful. said... [Reply to comment]

I do as well love apple cake. I made one not long ago. Maybe I should make it again. This post reminds me that it may be a good idea :-) Lovely pictures :-)

Mary said... [Reply to comment]

I made this one too but haven't blogged about it yet. I loved reminds me of the fall but is good to eat any time.

Heather I. said... [Reply to comment]

I'm in love with apple baked goods lately, and this looks like it'd be hard to resist- moist and full of yummy bits and pieces!

Unknown said... [Reply to comment]

Snacking cake is a great name for it. I love the kind of cake where you can just grab a slice as you walk through the kitchen. The more apples and other yummies that are tucked inside; the better. I'm loving this.

Cool Chic Style Fashion said... [Reply to comment]

Una vera delizia questa torta, ciao ♥

Fröken Frodig said... [Reply to comment]

Dear Food Librarian, I love your blog! Have read it for some time now but never got around to tell you how much I like it. Keep up the good work :)

And winter with 75 degrees... I can only dream! Right now it´s a snowstorm outside my window and about 32 degrees. Still quite mild, some places further north had -42 last night, I only had +19.

Momto5 RachelJoy Photography said... [Reply to comment]

HI!! new to your bl0g!! well i made broken glass jello yesterday and pumpkin donut muffins today :)

next coffee jello!! I LOVE you blog!!

--huge fan :)

KK said... [Reply to comment]

ok - so you know my mind went right to chocolate... no chocolate - but still yummy! I'll take it!

CaSaundraLeigh said... [Reply to comment]

Apples are always the best smelling things fresh out of the oven--looks like a winner to me!

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