Apple Cinnamon Cake for Rosh Hashanah!

I baked this divine apple cinnamon cake which is perfect for Rosh Hashanah. I'm not usually a fan of cooked or baked apples but this cake is something else!



6 large apples (eg: Cortland, Honeycrisp or Granny Smith) cored, peeled, quartered and thinly sliced. 

1 tbsp ground cinnamon

1 tbsp brown sugar

1 tbsp spelt or regular flour


4 eggs

1 3/4 cups brown sugar

1 cup light olive oil

2 tsp pure vanilla extract

2 3/4 cups spelt or regular flour

3 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp salt

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 cup Apple juice

confectioner's sugar for dusting  


1. Preheat oven to 175.Coat a 12 cup Bundt pan or 9 x 13 inch baking pan with nonstick spray. 

2. Filling: In a large bowl, combine all filling ingredients.Toss to combine . 

3. Batter: in the Large bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat eggs with sugar,oil and vanilla on medium high speed for 3-5 minutes, until light.  

4. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Stir to combine. 

5. Reduce mixer speed to low. Add half of flour mixture ;then blend in juice, followed by remaining flour mixture. Use a rubber spatula to fold in apples. 

6. Pour batter into prepared pan; spread evenly. 

7. Bake about 1 hour and 15 minutes if using a Bundt pan or 1 hour if using a 9 x 13 - inch cake in pan. Dust cake with confectioners sugar when cool.



I didn't have confectioners sugar so I used desiccated coconut. 

I didn't have confectioners sugar so I used desiccated coconut.