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Apple Orange Coffeecake

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(NC) - This delicious and moist cake is great for entertaining. It can be made ahead and frozen, but enjoy it just after it's been baked with ice cream or whipped cream or on its own!
Apple Orange Coffeecake


  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) lightly packed brown sugar
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 4 Ontario Apples (peeled or unpeeled)
  • 1-3/4 cup (425 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder
  • 1 orange
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (250 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) vegetable oil


Combine brown sugar and cinnamon; set aside. Slice 1 apple and toss with half of the brown sugar mixture; set aside. Dice remaining apples; set aside. Combine flour and baking powder; set aside. Grate 1 tsp (5 mL) rind from orange; squeeze out juice and set aside.

In bowl, beat together eggs, granulated sugar, oil, rind and juice until blended; add flour mixture and stir until just blended. Fold in diced apples. Spread half of the batter in greased and floured 9-inch (23 cm) springform pan; sprinkle with remaining brown sugar mixture. Cover with remaining batter.

Arrange reserved sliced apple mixture in pinwheel design on top. Bake in 350F (180C) oven for about 70 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean. Let cool on rack.

Preparation time: 25 minutes - Cooking time: 70 minutes

Serving Size: Makes 8 to 10 Servings

Nutritional Information: er Serving: Protein: 4 grams - Fat: 13 grams - Carbohydrates: 53 grams - Calories: 345

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