Cinnamon Walnut Apple Cake Baked with Olive Oil
Are you looking for a Mediterranean Diet holiday dessert that everyone can enjoy? Look no further than this delicious Cinnamon Walnut Apple Cake baked with Olive oil by Mediterranean Living.
- 4 eggs
- 1 cup brown sugar (plus 2 Tablespoons for apples)
- 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1 cup milk
- 2 1/2 cups wheat flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 4 apples, peeled, halved, cored, and thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 3 tbsp sesame seeds
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Beat eggs and sugar with a hand mixer for 10 minutes. Add olive oil and beat for an additional 3 minutes.
Add milk, wheat flour, baking powder and vanilla. Beat for 2 minutes.
Brush a 9" cake pan with olive oil. Add half the batter to the pan.
In a bowl, mix apples, 2 tablespoons of brown sugar, walnuts, raisins and cinnamon . Pour apple mixture on top of batter in cake pan.
Add remaining batter to pan and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Bake for 45-50 minutes until inserted knife comes out clean.
Saturated Fat: 4g
Trans Fat: 1g
Vitamin A: 147IU
Vitamin C: 3mg