Apple Nut Choc Chip Cake

Today we made Apple Nut Choc Chip Cake!

1/2C butter, 1C sugar, 1C flour, 3/4t baking soda, 1T cinnamon, 2 eggs, 1 extra large Granny Smith apple, chopped into 1/2″ pieces; 1/3C coarsely chopped cashews, walnuts and roasted lightly salted almonds; 1C chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350F. Cream butter with sugar.

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Add eggs to butter mixture. Blend well.

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In separate bowl, sift flour, baking soda and cinnamon. Make a well in these dry ingredients and stir in wet until mostly blended.

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Fold in apples.

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Stir in nuts and chips.

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Turn into greased 9″ round cake pan.

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Bake 45-50 minutes or until knife inserted in center of cake emerges clean.

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Whole Wheat Chocolate Cashew Cake

Today I made Whole Wheat Chocolate Cashew Cake!

4 eggs, 4T brown sugar, 3 oz chocolate chips, melted and slightly cooled, 3/4C whole wheat flour, 1/4C cocoa power, 1/4t baking powder, 3T vegetable oil, 2C cashews

Preheat oven to 350F. Beat together brown sugar and eggs. Blend well. Stir in oil. Blend well. In separate bowl, sift together dry ingredients. Stir into wet. Melt chocolate. Stir chocolate into cocoa mixture. Blend well. Fold in cashews. Spoon into 9″X13″ greased baking dish. Spread evenly. Bake 20-25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.