Apple Walnut Mini Bran Loaf Cake

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Apple Walnut Mini Bran Loaf Cake is actually a blessing in disguise, when I was running out of ingredients while baking a big lot of cupcakes for awaiting guests. This Apple cake came to rescue me 🙂

I believe there’s always a story in Kitchen, like this one. My Apple Walnut Mini Bran Loaf Cake is accidental.

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On Rakhi my brother, Sister along with their family was supposed to come. After baking a good lot of choco chip muffins, I decided to make a plain vanilla pound cake. Unfortunately I ran out of flour, and left with only one egg.. I had already started combining butter and sugar with canola oil by then. without any delay immediately went to refrigerator, I found some apples, though you will find them always in my refrigerator; I follow the saying religiously ‘an apple a day keeps doctor away’ and that’s how I decided to make something with them and the result is this Apple Walnut Mini Bran Loaf Cake 🙂

This cake is very simple and easy to make, why I have used Mini in the name is because of less ingredients, I could only make a mini loaf and two cupcakes out of the batter 🙂 so see there is a reason behind the name (laughs!). This cake is moist and has bread like texture and making it in a loaf tin was a brilliant Idea.Well there is again a reason behind baking this in a loaf tin. I bought this cute little yellow loaf tin from Home centre and wanted to use it desperately (EEeee) so what better way I could think then using it here to make this yumilicious Apple Walnut Mini Bran Loaf Cake.

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I also made vanilla glaze to put on the top but that’s entirely depends on your taste. Now before you run out of patience, let’s talk about the ingredients and how to make this Healthy, Yummy and Luscious Apple Walnut Mini Bran Loaf Cake

Ingredients & Quantity

For cake

  • ¾ Cup all purpose flour
  • ¼ Cup bran flour
  • 1 egg (with yolk)
  • 1/4th cup vanilla extract
  • 11/2 cup apple (Chopped and pealed)
  • 1/2 cup sugar (granulated)
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 2 tbs canola oil
  • 1 tbs brown sugar
  • ½ tbs cinnamon powder
  • ½ tbs baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • ½ cup walnut (chopped)

For Vanilla glaze

  • ½ cup icing sugar
  • 1 tbs milk
  • ½ tbs vanilla extract

How to cook?

  • Pre heat the oven at 300 degrees
  • Sprinkle brown sugar on apple and mix them well and keep aside
  • Take a deep bowl, sift all-purpose flour, bran, baking powder, salt and mix together, Keep it aside
  • I another bowl, beat butter and sugar till it turns creamy with a hand blender
  • Now add egg, canola oil and vanilla extract and again beat it well
  • Pour wet ingredient mixture in dry and fold nicely
  • Now put 1 cup apple and half walnut into it and fold gently
  • Line a baking loaf tin with butter paper, grease it with butter
  • Pour the mixture in it, don’t over fill the tin, leave some space to let it rise
  • Top the cake with leftover apple and walnut
  • Bake it for 30 mins at 180 degrees or till the skewer comes out clean
  • Once done, let the tin rest for 10 min and then lit it cook completely on wire rack

Vanilla glaze

  • Take a bowl
  • Add icing sugar
  • milk and  vanilla extract.
  • Beat it till it becomes nice smooth paste

Once completely cool, you can enjoy this Apple Walnut Mini Bran Loaf Cake in slices pouring vanilla glaze over it. 🙂

Happy baking!

If you want to try more Apple cake recipe.. Try these apple fritters with apple cider.

 

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