Print
Apple Cranberry Cornmeal Cake
Total:
1 hr 25 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 25 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Fruit Layer:
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2/3 cup lightly packed light brown sugar
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and sliced thin 
  • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries
Cake:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal 
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder 
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt 
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped out
  • 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar 
  • 3 large eggs 
  • 1/4 cup whole milk 
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

For the fruit layer: Add the olive oil to a 10-inch cake pan and place over medium heat. Once the oil is warm, sprinkle in the brown sugar and stir. Remove from the heat. Add the apples in a spiral pattern on top of the brown sugar. Dot the pan with the cranberries.

For the cake: Whisk together the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt and vanilla bean seeds.

Add the olive oil, granulated sugar and eggs to the bowl of a standing mixer outfitted with the whisk attachment and beat until smooth, about 4 minutes. Add the milk and beat until smooth. Add the dry ingredients 1/4 cup at a time and beat until combined with no lumps, then stir in the cranberries.

Pour the batter into the prepared pan, place on a sheet tray and bake until golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean, about 40 minutes. Let cool for 20 minutes before turning out onto a cake plate.

Categories:

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Steak Essentials 03:26

Everything you need to know to select and grill a perfect steak.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Torta Rustica di Mele (Apple Cake)

Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

Cornmeal and Rosemary Cake with Balsamic Syrup

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Pineapple Upside-Down Cornmeal Cake

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Apple Cranberry Phyllo Turnovers

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

Apple Cake

Recipe courtesy of Dave Lieberman

On TV

So Much Pretty Food Here