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.
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!