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    Apple, Cinnamon and Pecan Tea Cake Recipe

    Le Gourmet TV

    by Le Gourmet TV

    Moist and delicious cake recipe, perfect for your next holiday party.

    185g butter, softened
    1¼ cup (275g) sugar
    3 eggs
    2 teaspoons vanilla
    1½ cups (225g) All Purpose flour
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
    ½ cup sour cream
    ½ cup chopped pecans
    4 small green apples, peeled, halved and cored

    melted butter for brushing
    2 tablespoons sugar
    1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

    Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
    Place the butter, and sugar in a bowl and beat until light and creamy. Gradually add the eggs and beat well. Add flour, cinnamon, and baking powder to butter mixture and stir in sour cream until combined. Stir in pecans then spoon the mixture into springform pan.

    Cut a row of deep slits in each apple half and press apples into the batter. Bake for 1 hour & 15 minutes - ish or until cooked when tested with a skewer. Remove from the oven and brush the cake with melted butter & Combine the sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over the top.