Buttermilk-Apple Coffee Cake - Recipe

This recipe calls for just a few simple items and creates a light, wonderful tasting apple treat.
I crushed the almonds instead of slicing them but it did not change the taste one little bit. :)
Great for a quick morning breakfast or even as a dessert really you can't go wrong with this cake.

The recipe was found here.

* Exported from MasterCook *

Buttermilk-Apple Coffee Cake

Serving Size: 8
Categories : Breakfast

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 1/2 cups thinly sliced apples -- granny smith
3 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons butter -- softened
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 cup low fat buttermilk
cooking spray
2 tablespoons sliced almonds

1/4 cup sifted powdered sugar
1 teaspoon low fat buttermilk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350 degrees


Combine the first four ingredients in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook 5 minutes or until syrupy, stirring frequently; cool.

Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Combine granulated sugar and butter in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well-blended; add egg and extracts, beating well. Add flour mixture to sugar mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with buttermilk; mix well after each addition.

Spoon the batter into an 8-inch round cake pan coated with cooking spray. Arrange apple mixture over cake. Sprinkle with almonds. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes or until cake begins to pull away from sides of pan. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes.


Combine powdered sugar, 1 tsp of buttermilk and 1/4 tsp of vanilla in a small bowl; stir with a whisk. Drizzle glaze over cake. Serve either warm or cold.

"Cooking Light"
"8 servings"
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Serving Ideas:
  • Excellent with a nice cold glass of milk.
  • Simple, easy and tastes wonderful!

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