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recipe image Maple Apple Pecan Cake

Maple Apple Pecan Cake

Maple Apple Pecan Cake

Go nutty for Ruth Clemens’ – runner up in 2011’s The Great British Bake Off – Maple Apple Pecan Cake. There’ll be no leftovers of this decadent dessert.

Go nutty for Ruth Clemens’ – runner up in 2011’s The Great British Bake Off – Maple Apple Pecan Cake. There’ll be no leftovers of this decadent dessert.

  • Prep time
    45 minutes
  • Cooking time
    40 minutes
  • Servings
    12 portions
  • Difficulty
    Medium

Ingredients

Cake
  • 125 grams Stork Maragine (Original Tub)
  • 125g soft brown sugar
  • 4 tbsps maple syrup
  • 2 eggs, large
  • 200g self-raising flour
  • ¾ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 160g apple, peeled cored and diced
  • 40g pecans, chopped
To Decorate
  • 100g icing sugar
  • 2 tbsps maple syrup
  • 1-2 tsp water
  • 15g pecans, chopped

      Instructions

      Steps
      1. Cream together the Stork margarine and soft light brown sugar until light and fluffy.
      2. Beat in the eggs one at a time followed by the maple syrup.
      3. Fold in the flour and ground cinnamon until the mixture is even.
      4. Add the diced apple and chopped pecans and stir through the cake mixture.
      5. Place the mixture into a greased base-lined 8” cake tin and bake in the oven at 180°C/fan 160°C/Gas mark 4 for 40 minutes until golden and springy to the touch.
      6. Allow to cool on a wire rack.
      7. Once cooled combine the icing sugar, maple syrup and a little water to make a glaze.  Drizzle over the top of the cake and finish by scattering over the chopped pecans. Serve.