Apple Coffee Cake with Brown Sugar Glaze

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recipe by Anushree Shetty

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based on 5 ratings

Why should you be excited about this cake? It is DELICIOUS! This recipe is straightforward and easy to make. Takes only 40 minutes or less! It is a perfect excuse to eat cake for breakfast. Of all the reasons, the last one is my favorite. I would love to know what’s your reason to make this cake and also how it turned out when you made it. Can’t wait to hear about it.

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recipe updated Mar 26, 2020


  • Egg icon
    1 (50g)
  • Milk icon
    ½ cup (120ml)
  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter
    6 tbsp (85g)
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    1.5 cups (194g)
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    1 cup (204g)
  • Salt icon
    about ½ tsp (3g)
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    2.5 tsp (12g)
  • Apple icon
    1.5 cups (281g)
  • White flour icon
    White flour
    about ¼ cup (35g)
  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter
    2 tbsp (28g)
  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar
    about ½ cup (97g)
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    ½ tsp (2ml)
  • Water icon
    2 tbsp (30ml)


  • kCook icon Whisk
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  • kCook icon Medium bowl
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  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Square pan - 9"
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 200°C
  2. Grease a clean square pan
  3. Add egg, milk and salted butter to a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Whisk until smooth then set aside
  5. Add all purpose flour, granulated sugar, salt and baking powder to a clean medium bowl
  6. Whisk until combined
  7. Transfer dry ingredients to batter
  8. Add apple to the batter
  9. Mix thoroughly until combined
  10. Pour batter into square pan then set aside
  11. Add white flour and granulated sugar to a clean medium bowl
  12. Rub in salted butter the mixture
  13. Transfer mixture to cake
  14. Bake - 30 min, 200°C
  15. Add brown sugar and vanilla extract to a clean medium bowl
  16. Mix in water to the glaze
  17. Glaze cake
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