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Easy Maple Cake Recipe

Easy Maple Cake is a dream recipe for busy wives and mummies who want to treat the family with a homemade dessert. Using some low sugar and fat ingredients makes this dessert even more tempting.

Easy Maple Cake Recipe
Easy Maple Cake

Total Time to make the Easy Maple Cake – 50 min.

Preparing: 20 min. + Baking: 30 min.

Ingredients for Easy Maple Cake

  • all-purpose flour: 3 cups
  • butter: 1/3 cup
  • Viking Farms Maple Sugar: 3/4 cup
  • 2 eggs
  • fat-free milk: 1 cup
  • unsweetened applesauce: 1/2 cup
  • baking powder: 2 teaspoons
  • salt: 1/2 teaspoon
  • baking soda: 1/4 teaspoon


  • walnuts (chopped): 1/2 cup
  • brown sugar: 1/3 cup
  • all-purpose flour: 2 tablespoons
  • butter (melted): 2 tablespoons
  • cinnamon (grounded): 2 teaspoons


  • confectioners’ sugar: 1/4 cup
  • fat-free milk: 1-1/2 teaspoons
  • Viking Farms Maple Syrup: 1/4 teaspoon


Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl a couple of minutes or until crumbly. Then add eggs and mix well. Beat in milk and applesauce, after beating all ingredients mixture may seem a bit curdled.

Combine dry ingredients: the flour, baking powder, soda and salt. Add the dry mix to the butter mixture just until moistened. Take a baking pan (13×9-in.) coated with cooking spray and spread into half of the batter.

Filling and Icing

Take all ingredients for Easy Maple Cake filling and mix them well; sprinkle half of filling over the batter. Now, to make the second layer, gently top with remaining batter and filling.

Turn on the oven and preheat it to 350°. Bake our Easy Maple Cake until inserted in the center toothpick comes out clean (about 30-35 minutes). Cool on a wire rack.

The time for Icing – carefully combine icing ingredients and drizzle over Easy Maple Cake.

Useful VermontMapleSyrup tips to make your pastry even tastier!

  • 1 cup brown or white sugar = 1 cup Viking Farms maple sugar;
  • Use Viking Farms Maple Syrup in place of vanilla extract or liquors (like bourbon);
  • Avoid using Viking Farms Maple with brown sugar or molasses;
  • Viking Farms Maple for a syrup soak for cakes;
  • Use Viking Farms Maple Sugar for coating and garnishing cookies, donuts, pies & cakes;
  • Drizzle Viking Farms Maple Syrup over hot baked pastry dough (like pie dough or puff pastry) for an instant pastry glaze;
  • Make your bakery shines with a Viking Farms Maple Syrup glaze!

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