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Apple Pecan Streusel Cake

No recipe image available.This cake-mix-easy, apple-laden coffee cake is topped with a crunchy pecan streusel.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (18.25-ounce) package white cake mix
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 1/4 cups water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
3 large eggs
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup chopped pecans
2 apples, peeled, cored and chopped
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 teaspoons lemon juice

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine white cake mix, 1 tablespoon cinnamon, water, oil, eggs, and almond extract. Beat at low speed with an electric mixer until moistened. Beat for 2 minutes at medium speed. Pour two-thirds of the batter into greased and floured tube pan.
  3. In a small bowl, mix 1 teaspoon cinnamon, brown sugar, and chopped pecans. Spread half of the cinnamon mixture and 2 chopped apples over the batter, then spoon the remaining batter on top. Sprinkle the remaining pecan mixture on top.
  4. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until the center is set. Cool. Drizzle with a glaze of powdered sugar and lemon juice.

Makes 12 servings.