Clove Apple Cake“This spicy and sweet cake is a wonderful coffee-time dessert, especially with the creamy custard…
Clove Apple Cake
6 tablespoons butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon ground cloves 2 eggs 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup milk 1-1/2 cups chopped peeled tart apples CUSTARD SAUCE: 1/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 cups milk 1 egg, beaten 3 tablespoons butter, softened 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Additional ground cloves, optional
In a bowl, cream butter, sugar and cloves.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Combine flour and baking powder; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk.
Fold in apples.
Transfer to a greased and floured 9-in.
round baking pan.
Bake at 375° for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Cool on a wire rack.
Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine sugar, flour and milk until smooth.
Bring to a boil over medium-heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly.
Remove from the heat.
Stir a small amount into egg; return all to pan.
bring to a gentle boil.
Reduce heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes.
Remove from the heat; whisk in butter and vanilla.
Serve over warm cake.
Sprinkle with ground cloves if desired.
Nutrition Facts 1 each:
- 381 calories, 18g fat (10g saturated fat), 125mg cholesterol, 242mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.