Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Sister-In -Law Walnut Apple Cake

My sister-in-law is here to visit ! Quickly I have asked her to be my guest chef baking some of the favorites of her family. My post today is her wonderful Walnut Apple Cake. So much texture and bursting with taste. Super!!!

Her recipe is low in sugar and packed with fresh apples, walnuts and raisins. Love every bite of it. Yummy!

Makes 12 medium squares
Recipe can be doubled

3 large eggs
1/2 cup granulated sugar (can be up to 1 cup more if you like it sweeter)
1/2 cup vegetable oil ( I used sunflower oil)
2 cups plain flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
3 cups green apples (Granny Smith) - Cut into small cubes
1 cup raisins
1 cup walnuts - chopped

Preheat oven 180 degrees C
1) In a large mixing bowl, whip eggs till fluffy. Add sugar, oil and vanilla. Continue whipping in medium high speed.
2) Add flour, baking powder and cinnamon. Mix well with wooden spoon.
3) Add apples, walnuts and raisins. Continue mixing till all combined.

Pour mixture in9" square baking pan lined with baking paper. Bake for 30-45 minutes. Ready when toothpick comes out clean.


  1. This really sounds delicious. I hope to make it soon. Thanks for sharing it with us. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

  2. That cake looks so very yummy and packed with flavors... Thanks to SIL for her guest post... Waiting for more...

  3. cake looks awesome, feel like having some..

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  4. I absolutely love apple cakes but have never tried them with walnuts, what a great idea :)!

  5. Looks really good! Love apples in cakes and desserts! Cheers to your SIL! Have a lovely day!

  6. This cake looks awesome....feel like having a bite now...

  7. ooo that looks really good! healthy too..and the texture looks really crunchy and tasty

  8. I loved the combo of Walnut and apples...such a beautiful idea! :)
    The cake bites look yum yum yummy...
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  9. This looks insanely good! Delicious and rich and moist. I love apples in my cakes and this one is a definite keeper

  10. How insanely amazing does this look. Apples in cake is one of my favorite things.


  11. Excellent recipe!It looks really mouthwatering!Hugs,dear!

  12. This looks so delicious, i love that it is packed full of tasty things!

  13. They loook super delicious.. yum :)

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  14. his look and sound delicious!! gloria

  15. This is really going to taste great! I am drooling! I see that you have a lovely collection of recipes!! Shall come back very soon...

  16. I Love apple cakes with pieces of fresh apple in it , a favorite at my place . The walnuts you have added must be making it great , would try that.
    It was nice being on your blog :)

  17. That looks really good. This would be a perfect dessert for my husband; it has all of his favorite ingredients!

  18. The apple pie looks stunning I love, congratulations, big hugs.

  19. That cake looks chock full of yumminess. I have a sweet treat linky party going on at my blog till Monday night and I'd love it if you'd come by and link your cake up.

  20. What a great recipe, nice and healthy. x

  21. Oh wow, delicious & full of flavors! I’m sure it tasted as good as it looked. Looking forward to see more baking recipes from your SIL :)

  22. wow, this look so great, you must be enjoy this with every bites!

  23. very intresting reciope. First time here and glad to follow you. Hope you will visit me too.
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