Apple Cream Cheese Coffee Cake Recipe Dessert Rose Reisman

This isn’t your Grandma’s coffee cake! The classic coffee cake gets a fresh twist with my Apple Cream Cheese Coffee Cake recipe. The addition of flavourful fruit makes it a perfect spring dessert.

INGREDIENTS
Cream Cheese Filling
6 oz light cream cheese
1/3 cup sugar
1 small egg
1 ½ Tbsp flour
1 tsp vanilla extract

Cake
2 small eggs
¾ cup sugar
¾ cup brown sugar
1/3 cup oil
½ cup applesauce
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups diced peeled apples

2 cups flour
1 ½ tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp salt
1 ½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
¾ tsp nutmeg
¼ tsp allspice
Frosting
1 cup icing sugar
2 Tbsp maple syrup
1 Tbsp water

Garnish
Icing sugar

INSTRUCTIONS
1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Spray a bundt pan with vegetable oil
2. Cream cheese filling: In a small food processor combine ingredients until smooth.
3. Cake: In a large bowl, combine eggs, both sugars, oil, applesauce and vanilla until smooth. Add apples.
4. Add remaining dry ingredients and mix just until combined.
5. Spoon 2/3 of cake batter into bundt pan. Spoon cream cheese filling over top. Swirl filling through apple mixture using a knife. Spoon remaining apple cake mixture over top.
6. Bake for about 40 – 50 minutes or until the tester comes out clean. Cool for about 2 hours. Invert on serving plate.
7. Frosting: Mix ingredients until smooth. If too dry, add a little more water. Drizzle over cake. Dust with additional icing sugar.
NOTES
Serves 12

Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories 350
Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 130mg
Carbohydrate 65g
Fibre 1g
Sugars 47g
Protein 4g