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Apple Fest / Cinnamon Apple Pound Cake

Apple Fest / Cinnamon Apple Pound Cake Sophistishe.com

It’s fall produce season and apples are in! Have you gone apple picking yet? I have… sort of… at my local Walmart store. Right now, they have a huge display of delicious apples and pairings for their annual Apple Fest. I love, love, love honeycrisp apples so during my last grocery run, I picked up a few totes locally grown in Indiana. Orchard Hill Farms is the name of the farm if you want to check them out!

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We’ve been on a serious apple high, Jayden especially, who even turned down a donut for one. I told him that he could have a donut if he received a good report in school. When he returned with his positive report, I gave him a donut. He took one bite, deciding that he would save it for later and eat an apple instead. My boy is a rare kind. Sweets and baked goods excite him, but for different reasons. And he’s particular about the ones he consumes. He enjoys the aspects of production. The mixing, the baking, and decorating. When the product is finished, he is content with just a little taste. He prefers sweets with little to no glaze/icing. Muffins and cookies particularly are his favorites.

Apple Fest / Cinnamon Apple Pound Cake Sophistishe.com

With what was left of our apples (post snacks and lunches), I decided to bake some pound cake muffins… aaaaand they burned. So I made loaves instead. Our oven is temperamental and burns just about everything, so I have to be extra cautious when it comes to baking. The pound cakes came out beautifully brown and delightfully scrumptious though! I may have stalked them a bit to make sure they were perfect. If you’re the cake for breakfast type, like me, you may find yourself scarfing down this sweet, buttery goodness. Consider this your warning. I hope you enjoy and have fun baking with apples!

Apple Fest / Cinnamon Apple Pound Cake Sophistishe.com

Cinnamon Apple Pound Cake
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Ingredients
For the pound cake:
  • 1½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 8oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2½ cups granulated sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 3½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cup apples, peeled and diced
  • 2 tsp salt
For the glaze:
  • 2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 4 Tbsp milk
Instructions
  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter and cream cheese until smooth. Add sugar and continue to beat until fluffy. Add eggs one by one, beating until thoroughly consistent. Add vanilla. Slowly beat in flour and salt and fold in the apples.
  2. Pour batter into loaf pans that have been greased or lined with parchment paper. Bake at 350 degrees for about 75 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool for about 10 minutes. Turn loaves over on to a wire rack, right side up. Let cool completely before glazing.
  3. For the glaze, beat powdered sugar, cinnamon and milk until smooth. Drizzle over cooled pound cakes.
 
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Sheena Tatum

is the founder of Sophistishe. She's a free spirit, wife, boy mom, rental rebel, curator of pretty things, lover of vintage pyrex, and the tropics. Sheena can be found in NW Indiana with her husband and two scrumptious boys, clutching kraft paper, chalkboard paint, sriracha and chipotle pepper. In the midst of motherhood, wifedom, and managing a growing collection of digital projects, she somehow manages to find zen in being a quirky, introverted, lil’ lady.
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5 Responses to “Apple Fest / Cinnamon Apple Pound Cake”

  1. Shelly says:

    Oh yes, this will be pinned to make in the next couple weeks! I think William’s teachers would love a mini loaf as a surprise for being so sweet to him. Thank you so much for sharing!

  2. Myra says:

    It’s looking very delicious. Thanks a lot Sheena for sharing.

  3. Wow! This sounds AMAZING! YUMMMMMMMM! All the apples in there and the icing, just delish!

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