I told you more casserole recipes were coming and today’s option is sweet! This is my take on an Apple Cake Casserole.
We went apple picking this weekend with another couple fiends from work and got PLENTY of Smoothe Golden Delicious and Jonagold. Personally, the Jonagold variety was new for me and they were a VERY nice surprise! Very sweet and crisp.
Of course you can use ANY variety of apple with this recipe, I’m actually using a mix of the two I mentioned above so be cool and don’t freak out.
You can 100% put this cake together ahead of time, put it in tie fridge (for no more than 3 days) and bake it the day of if that’s what you want or need.
INGREDIENTS (for an 8X8 casserole dish)
For the apple filling
3 apples (any variety) in cubes.
1/4 cup agave syrup.
1/2 tsp cardamom.
1/2 tsp cinnamon.
1/4 cup granulated sugar.
1/2 tsp kosher or pink salt.
The juice of 1 lime.
The zest of 1 lime.
For the cake
2 eggs at room temperature.
1 cup of oat flour or whole wheat flour.
2 tsp baking soda.
1/4 cup agave or granulated sugar.
2 tbsp of collagen peptides, optional.
1 tsp good vanilla extract.
1/4 cup regular butter or almond butter.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Use a small bowl to mix all the apple filling ingredients and reserve.
Use a large bowl to beat eggs and mix in sugar. Then add butter and rest of ingredients. Use a whisk and mix until all ingredients are well incorporated. It will take around 1 minute of mixing.
Put apple filling into cake batter and use a spatula to fold it together until we’ll combined.
Grease your casserole dish and add the cake batter. OPTIONAL: You can add some thinly sliced apples on top and then sprinkle some sugar on top.
Bake in a 350 degree oven for 50 minutes or until cake is done.
The cake itself is VERY moist and luscious, you'll get the cardamom and some acid from the lime the instant you taste it. You HAVE to do this one, I promised you'll be obsessed.
In a COVID free world, this dish would be perfect for a weekend brunch with friends or a potluck party. However, this will also be great for you while watching Netflix, thanksgiving at home dinner or just as a weekday snack.
Thank you for reading! Stay safe!