Buttermilk Apple Coffee Cake With Pecans

“A recipe that I found on Glutenfreeda.com. I've altered it a little bit. This makes a small 8-inch round coffee cake - just right for a small family.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Lightly grease an 8-inch round cake pan.
  3. In a small bowl, combine apples, brown sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk together the gf flour, xanthan gum, baking soda and salt.
  5. In a separate bowl, beat the butter and sugar together with a hand held mixer on medium speed until well-blended.
  6. Add the egg and extracts; beating well.
  7. Add the flour mixture to the egg and sugar mixture alternating with buttermilk, beginning and ending with the flour mixture.
  8. Spoon the batter (it will be rather thick) into the prepared cake pan, spreading the top with a spatula to even it out.
  9. Arrange the apple mixture over the cake.
  10. Sprinkle with the pecan pieces.
  11. Bake for 25 minutes or until the cake begins to pull away from the sides of the pan.
  12. Cool in the pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
  13. Prepare the glaze: In a small bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, milk and vanilla extract.
  14. Drizzle glaze over cake.
  15. Serve cake warm or at room temperature.

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