Golden Apple Mincemeat Cake
3 cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon allspice
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
3 large eggs
2 cups grated Braeburn or Golden Delicious apples
1 cup prepared mincemeat
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 to 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
Hard Sauce (optional; recipe follows)
Hard Sauce Method:
In medium bowl with electric mixer, beat 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine and 1/8 teaspoon salt on high speed until light. Gradually beat in 1 cup confectioners’ sugar. Stir in 1 tablespoon brandy. Refrigerate 1 hour.
Nutrition information per serving with Hard Sauce
- Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 10-inch fluted tube pan. In large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, allspice, cinnamon, and salt; set aside.
- In large bowl with electric mixer, beat oil and brown sugar until blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add half the dry ingredients and mix until combined. Stir in apple, mincemeat, pecans, and vanilla. Add remaining dry ingredients; beat until well combined. Spread batter in prepared pan and bake 1 hour or until wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Meanwhile, prepare Hard Sauce, if desired.
- Cool cake in pan 15 minutes. Turn cake out onto wire rack and cool completely. When cool, dust cake with confectioners’ sugar. If desired, serve with Hard Sauce.
Protein: 4g; Fat: 25g; Carbohydrate: 53g; Fiber: 2g; Sodium: 255mg;