Apple Cake

(Apple Cake)

Apple Cake is a popular dessert and produced with the main ingredient of apple. Traditional apple cakes go a step further by including various spices such as nutmeg or cinnamon, which give off a unique flavour, in addition to that, the batter can also be accompanied by crushed nuts, the most popular being walnuts and almonds.

But in our cake we add vanila extract and shredded coconut for pleasant flavour and sweet smell. It is very famous Christmas recipe and it is usually served at Hanukkah. It is best eaten within a few days of cooking.

Ingredients: 

  • 2 cups sugar (or according to taste)
  • 1 ½ cups vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 3 cups diced apple
  • 1 cups crushed walnuts
  • 1 cup shredded coconut

Method: 

  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine flour, salt, and baking soda and set aside.
  • In a larger bowl, beat together sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla.
  • Then add flour mix and stir well.
  • Add apple, walnut, and coconut and mix well.
  • Pour cake mix in a greased tube pan.
  • Bake 1 hour 15minutes at 350 degrees until knife inserted in center should come out clean.

 

Banana Nut Bread

(Banana Nut Bread)

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup butter, softened (or margarine)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts or pecans

Method:

  • Cream butter and sugar in a mixer bowl until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs.
  • Then, add bananas and mix well.
  • Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt into another bowl.
  • Then, stir flour into banana mixture until moistened.
  • Add walnuts and stir well.
  • Then pour into greased 5×9 inch loaf pan.
  • Bake it at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until done.
  • Let it stand for 10 to 15 minutes to cool before slicing.