PETITE APPLE-BANANA CAKES

 

  • Cooking Time: 40-50 minutes
  • Servings: 12
  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • Ingredients:
  • 2 large bananas, mashed
  • 3/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2-1/2 plus 1/3 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 red baking apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2. Spray a 6-well (2-3/4-inch squares) removable bottom pan with nonstick baking spray with flour. Set aside.
  • 3. In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine bananas and 1/2 cup sugar. Beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until thick and creamy. Add honey and eggs, beating until well combined. Set aside.
  • 4. In a medium bowl, combine 1-1/2 cups flour, baking powder, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, lemon zest, nutmeg, ginger, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and cloves, stirring well. Add flour mixture to banana mixture, beating until batter is uniform.
  • 5. Fill each well of prepared pan one-third full of batter. Add 2 even layers of apple slices. add remaining batter until wells are two-thirds full. Set aside.
  • 6. In a small bowl, combine remaining 1-1/3 cups of flour, brown sugar, remaining 1/4 sugar, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, stirring well. Add melted butter, stirring until pea-size crumbles form. Sprinkle topping evenly over batter.
  • 7. Bake until a cake tester inserted in center comes out clean, 40 to 50 minutes. Let cool in pan for 15 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely

Notes

Categories: Cake 

Website Credit: http://moogieland.blogspot.com/2010/09/petite-apple-banana-cakes.html

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