Golden Fig Fine Foods

Apple Orchard Sheet Cake

  • 2 medium apples (We love SweeTango, but any variety will work)
  • 1/3 C butter, melted
  •  1 1/4 C dark brown sugar
  • 1 C apple butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla bean paste (We love Nielsen Massey!)
  • 1 tsp Apple Pie Spice
  • 1 2/3 C all purpose flour
  •  1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 C dried apple chips (We love Eden Apples), broken into small pieces
  • 1 batch maple icing (see below)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 13X9X2 sheet pan.
  3. Peel, core, and shred one of the apples. Finely slice and remove the seeds of the other.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk together the butter, brown sugar, apple butter, eggs, vanilla bean paste, and apple pie spice until smooth.
  5. Add in flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Whisk until just combined.
  6. Fold in shredded and dried apples and pour batter into prepared pan.
  7. Arrange apple slices on top.
  8. Bake ~40 minutes, or until golden and a toothpick inserted in center come out clean.
  9. Remove to a wire rack.
  10. Spoon maple icing over hot cake.

Maple Icing

  • 1 Tb butter
  • 1 Tb maple syrup
  • 1/2 C powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 1 Tb milk
  1. In a small saucepan, melt butter.
  2. Stir in maple syrup, powdered sugar, vanilla, and milk. Stir until smooth.
  3. Spoon over hot apple cake.

*As seen on Twin Cities Live October 25, 2017

Back to Recipes