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Spiced Apple Cake with Spiced Whipped Cream


For the Apple Cake:

  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon Gather Holiday Baking Spice or Apple Pie Spice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored and small dice
  • ½ cup walnuts

For the Spiced Whipped Cream:

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Holiday Baking Spice or Apple Pie Spice


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease and parchment a 9 x 9 cake pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, holiday spice and salt.  Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl or with a mixer, beat butter and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add vanilla.
  4. On low speed, slowly add in dry ingredients. Stir in apples and walnuts. Spoon into pan.
  5. Bake for 40-45 minutes, checking at 30 minutes. While cake is cooling, beat heavy cream, sugar and holiday baking spice together until peaks form.

Serve cake topped with spiced whipped cream.