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Applesauce Walnut Honey Cake

Applesauce Walnut Honey Cake


3 ounces walnut halves (about 3/4 cup)

Unsalted butter, room temperature, for pan

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan

1 cup raw honey, plus 2 to 3 tablespoons more for glaze

1 cup unsweetened applesauce

3 large eggs, room temperature

3/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground ginger


Preheat oven to 350 degrees with rack in center.

Spread walnut halves in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet.

Toast in oven until fragrant, tossing occasionally, 5 to 7 minutes.

Transfer nuts to a plate; let cool. Pulse nuts in a food processor until finely chopped, about 10 times. Set aside.

Butter and flour an 8 1/2-inch spring-form pan; set aside.

In a large bowl, combine honey and applesauce; whisk until honey is mostly dissolved.

Add eggs, and whisk until fully combined.
Into a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, salt, and ginger.

Stir into honey mixture. Using a rubber spatula, fold in walnuts.

Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake cake until golden brown on top and a cake tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 55 minutes.

Transfer pan to a wire rack; let cool until sides of cake begin to pull away from pan, about 15 minutes.

Remove cake from pan, and place on a serving plate. Poke about 20-25 small holes in cake.

While cake is still warm, use an offset spatula to gently spread remaining honey on top as a thin glaze.

Serve warm.


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