Easy Maple Cake

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.

Big and round Easy Maple Cake with walnuts filling inside and white maple icing on the top
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

Filling

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

Icing

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

Instructions

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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