Friday 27 July 2007


1/2 cup butter, room temperature
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 t vanilla extract
1 1/2 c all purpose flour
2 t baking powder
1/2 t baking soda
1 cup buttermilk

Streusal topping:
1/2 cup plus 2 T sugar
1 t ground cinnamon
2 apples, peeled and sliced

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Butter & flour 9 inch square pan. Using electric mixer, cream butter with brown sugar in large bowl until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla and beat until well blended.
  • Sift flour, baking powder and baking soda together; mix into butter alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Pour into prepared pan.
  • Mix 1/2 cup plus 2 T sugar and cinnamon in small bowl. Place sliced apples atop cake batter. Spoon sugar mixture into apple depressions. Sprinkle remaining sugar over cake.
  • Bake cake until toothpick comes out clean, about 45 minutes.


-a Vancouverite now living in TO said...

I needed something very quick for after dinner snacks. No time to do the usual cupcake decorating. This fit the bill perfectly. Moist and absolutely delicious! Entire baking pan was empty by bed time! Thank you!

Cakebrain said...

Vancouverite in TO,
Glad you enjoyed it! It's one of my old favourites and is so simple! You're welcome!


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