apple tea cake

I serve this cozy-comfy-cinnamon-ey cake to my g-friends with tea, coffee, and a bit of dish.

  • 1/2 c. butter, softened
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 1/4 c. buttermilk
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 c. whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 4 medium apples, shredded or grated
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease loaf pan and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat butter for about 30 seconds. Beat in sugar until combined. Add buttermilk and baking powder; beat until combined. Add eggs, beat until combined. Add flour, cinnamon, and salt; beat until combined. Fold in grated apples.
  3. Spoon batter into the prepared pan. Sprinkle streusel topping (recipe below) over batter.
  4. Bake for about an hour, or until a toothpick inserted near middle comes out clean.
  5. In a small bowl combine 1/4 c. brown sugar and 3 tbsp. all-purpose flour, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, cut in 2 tbsp. butter. Stir in 1/2 c. chopped walnuts.

Yields approx. 8 slices

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Bissel (bis-sul)Yiddish: A bit, a little.
B'Tayavon (be-teya-von) Hebrew: Bon Appetit! Enjoy (in reference to a meal/dish)
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