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Slow Cooker Apple Spice Cake

Carla Hall
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Servings: 8
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easy
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2+ hr
Part 1 of 2

Hang on to your hats, Carla’s decadent and delicious spicy apple cake will make you rethink what you can do with a slow cooker.


  • Ingredients
  • step-by-step directions
Ingredients
Slow Cooker Apple Spice Cake
  • Cake
  • Butter (for greasing)
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 1/3 cup Molasses
  • 1 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 2 large Eggs
  • 2 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups AP Flour (plus extra)
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 2 teaspoons Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Freshly Grated Nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons Allspice
  • 1 Lemon (zest)
  • 1 Pinch Salt
  • Apple Topping
  • 3 Granny Smith Apples (peeled, diced)
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons AP Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1 Lemon (juice)
  • 2 tablespoons Butter (cut into cubes)
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Cream (chilled)
  • Vanilla Ice Cream to Serve
Directions
  • Prepare inside of slow cooker by greasing with Butter and dusting with Flour. Shake out excess Flour.
  • Prepare the Apple Topping in a large bowl. Combine Apples, Brown Sugar, Flour, Cinnamon, Nutmeg and Lemon Juice. Stir to combine and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together Sugar, Oil, Molasses, Eggs, and Vanilla until well combined. In a medium bowl, whisk together Flour, Baking Soda, Cinnamon, Allspice, Nutmeg, Lemon Zest and Salt until well combined and there are no lumps. Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and whisk until well combined and a smooth batter has formed. Pour directly into prepared slow cooker. Pour prepared Apple Topping on top of the cake batter. Top with cubes of Butter.
  • Cover and cook on high for 2 1/2 hours, until the middle has set. (When a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean, it is done.)
  • Serve warm and drizzle with a little cold cream over the top. Or, serve with a scoop of
  • Vanilla Ice Cream
  • .

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