Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Apple Pie Coffee Cake

Apple Pie Coffee Cake

Dry Ingredients:
1 cup quick or whole oats (not instant)
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup Sugar (Vegan is fine)
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 Egg
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

Wet Ingredients:
3 tablespoons water
2 Apple Juice
1 Tablespoon pure vanilla (or half water half vanilla extract)
2 Medium Banannas (Mashed)

2 Medium apples (any kind)
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 tablespoons cinnamon
2 tablespoons coarse sugar, such as demerara or raw sugar

Preheat the oven to 350 F. Lightly spray or wipe the bottom and sides of a 8 X 8-inch springloaded pan with oil or cooking spray.

Mix the oats with the other dry ingredients. Add the wet ingredients and stir until moistened and completely combined, but don't overmix. Pour into the prepared pan (batter will be thick). Smooth batter throughout the pan, creating a small lip around the sides of the pan.

Dice apples and toss in the cinium and granulated sugar. Pour apple mixture in center of pan and gently smooth over dough. Sprinkle with the course sugar.

Bake for 30-40 minutes. Allow to cool for at least 15 minutes. Eat and celebrate!