Apple Cider bundt cake is an incredibly easy way to prepare a fall favorite recipe, using nature’s bounty!
You’ll love how easy it is to make this apple cider bundt cake! It’s sweetly spiced perfection!
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It isn’t officially Fall until our family has made the annual trek to the apple orchard, picking countless pounds of nature’s bounty.
There are so many things to make with apples–from apple butter to apple hand pies to applesauce and more.
The pairing of apples and cinnamon is pretty much an autumn match made in heaven (just like in this country apple cake or these apple blondies), which is why I know you’re going to love this apple cider bundt cake!
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Why You’ll Love This Apple Cider Bundt Cake
First of all, this delicious cake uses fresh apples as well as apple cider, for a full-on apple flavor!
In my opinion, bundt cakes areone of the best desserts, because they’re easy to make. No layering, no meticulous frosting–just a cake that turns into the pretty shape of its pan and is sprinkled with some sparkly cinnamon sugar!
This particular cake is almost like eating an apple cider donut, but in cake form!
Simple, yet super satisfying. And it’s pretty enough to grace a holiday table! Add this to your Thanksgiving dinner dessert menu pronto!
How to Make a moist Apple Bundt Cake
This apple bundt cake is made extra simple by using fresh apples and apple cider, plus milk–all of which make for a tender and moist cake! It doesn’t get much easier than this, folks!
Ingredients You’ll Need:
- Brown Sugar
- Vegetable Oil
- Vanilla Extract
- Baking Powder
- Baking Soda
- Ground Cinnamon
- Ground Nutmeg
- Ground Cloves
- Granny Smith Apple
- Apple Cider
How to Make It:
(Full printable recipe is available below)
Cream butter and sugars. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat together the butter and both sugars.
Add eggs and oil. Mix in the eggs, oil, and vanilla until well-combined.
Mix dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.
Blend. In a blender or food processor, blend together the diced apples and apple cider until smooth. Add in the milk and stir to combine.
Mix the batter. Gradually add the flour mixture to the sugar/oil mixture, alternating with the apple mixture.
So you’ll add some dry ingredients, then some apple mixture, then some dry ingredients, them some apple mixture.
Bake. Pour the batter into a prepared bundt pan and bake. Allow it to cool slightly in the pan, then invert it onto a serving plate.
Finish. Sprinkle with some cinnamon-sugar mixture to coat, and voila!
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
- 3 large eggs
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 2 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
- 1/4 tsp ground cloves
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 large Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, and diced
- 1 cup apple cider
- 1/2 cup milk
- Cinnamon Sugar topping :
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 Tbsp ground cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
- Preheat oven to 350F and grease and lightly flour a 12-cup bundt pan.
- In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat together the butter, sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
- Beat in the eggs, one at a time, until combined.
- Add in the oil and vanilla extract, mixing until combined.
- In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, cloves, and cinnamon.
- In a food processor or blender, blend together the apples and apple cider until smooth.
- Add milk to the cider mixture.
- With the mixer on low speed, gradually add in the flour mixture and apple/milk mixture by alternating between the two.
- Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 35-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
- Allow to cool in the pan for about 10-15 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate.
- After transferring to a serving plate, prepare cinnamon sugar topping.
- In a small bowl, mix together the sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Sprinkle over the cake to coat.
Amount Per Serving Calories 334Total Fat 7gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 49mgSodium 339mgCarbohydrates 65gFiber 3gSugar 40gProtein 5g
Nutrition information is automatically calculated and is not guaranteed for accuracy.