Bakery Recipe: Apple Walnut Créme Fraîche Coffee Cake

November 17 2008

By Pastry Chef Tobi Sovak
Suggested Pairing: 2007 Signature Vin Glacé
Serves 2

Apple Walnut Créme Fraîche Coffee Cake

Cake Ingredients

  • 3 c All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 6 oz Butter (Softened)
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 3 ea Eggs
  • 2 c Créme Fraîche or Sour Cream
  • 1½ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3 ea Apples (Diced and Sautéed)

Streusel Ingredients

  • 2/3 c Brown Sugar
  • 1 T Cinnamon
  • 1 T Cocoa Powder
  • 4 oz Walnuts (Toasted)

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a Bundt pan. Saute the apples and set aside to cool.

Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a large mixing bowl. Set aside. In the bowl of a standing mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream the butter with the sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time. Add the crème fraiche and vanilla extract. On lowest speed, incorporate the flour mixture, until just barely mixed through.

Mix the streusel ingredients. Fill the Bundt pan with the batter, interspersing with the streusel and the sautéed apples. Top with remaining streusel and bake for 40-50 minutes.

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