Applesauce Cake

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons ground cardamom
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups Basic Applesauce, or store-bought chunky applesauce
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting (optional)

Potato Latkes

Ingredients

  • 2 large potatoes peeled, grated and squeezed dry (about 1 1/2 lbs.)
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped (about 1 1/4 cups)
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 cup canola oil, divided, for frying

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in large bowl. Heat 1 Tbs. oil in large skillet over medium heat. Scoop 1/2 cup potato mixture into skillet and spread into 1/8-inch thick patty. Repeat. Fry patties 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until golden brown. Cook remaining latkes in batches of 2, adding 1 Tbs. oil to skillet each time.
  2. To drain, transfer latkes to wire rack on top of baking sheet lined with newspaper. Place latkes on pan in oven to keep warm. Serve with vegan sour cream or applesauce.

Toffee Apple Crumble Layer Cake

Ingredients

For the Sponge
  • 750g Unsalted Butter (Softened)
  • 600g Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
  • 150g Unrefined Light Muscovado Sugar
  • 12 Free Range Large Eggs
  • 750g Self Raising Flour
  • 0.5tsp Baking Powder
  • 180ml Whole Milk
  • 0.5tsp Vanilla Extract
For the Crumble
  • 225g Plain White Flour
  • 135g Unrefined Soft Brown Sugar (We Like Billington’s)
  • 1tsp Sea Salt
  • 150g Unsalted Butter (Cold & Cubed)
For the Cinnamon Buttercream
  • 900g Unsalted Butter (Softened)
  • 1.95kg Icing Sugar
  • 2tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 180ml Whole Milk
  • 1.5tsp Vanilla Extract
For the Filling & Topping
  • 1 Jar Apple Sauce
  • 300ml Salted Caramel
  • 10 Apple Crisps (Optional)

Sour Cream Apple Chicken

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 medium tart apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup apple juice or cider
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • Cooked spinach noodles
  • Paprika

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil over medium heat until browned and no longer pink inside, about 6-8 minutes per side. Remove from skillet and keep warm. Add apples, juice, onion, basil and salt to the skillet; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until apples are tender.
  2. Combine sour cream and flour; add to skillet. Stir and cook until sauce is warm (do not boil). Arrange noodles on a serving platter. Top with chicken. Spoon apple sauce over all. Sprinkle with paprika.