Early Riser Apple Cream Cheese Cake
You'll want to get up early to try this dessert for breakfast recipe!
Who doesn't love dessert for breakfast? This Early Riser Apple Cream Cheese Cake is the perfect sweet treat to curve your morning sweet tooth! Plus, it's called an early riser breakfast cake because you will have to make sure to get up and get a piece before it is all gone. This apple cake recipe is undeniably easy to recreate and even more undeniably delicious to eat. If you like coffee cake or pastries for breakfast this apple breakfast cake is definitely going to jump into your top favorite breakfast recipes!
Cooking Time1 hr
Total TimeUnder 2 Hours
Taste and TextureSweet
Type of DishCake
- For the Cake
- 3 large apples, skin one
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 1 3/4 cup white sugar
- 1/2 cup butter at room temperature
- 1 package cream cheese at room temperature (8 oz.)
- 2 large eggs at room temperature
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- For Topping
- 1/3 cup light brown sugar
- 3 teaspoons cinnamon
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place baking rack in the middle of the oven. Grease a 13x9 inch baking pan with shortening.
Peel, core and chop 3 large firm crisp apples. Toss them in 1 Tablespoon of lemon juice, set aside.
In a large bowl, using an electric mixer beat the 1 ¾ cup of white sugar, butter, the cream cheese and vanilla until smooth. Add the eggs and beat until well combined and creamy.
Combine the flour, salt and baking powder in a small bowl. Stir to combine. Add the flour mixture to the creamed mixture, beat with an electric mixer until just combined. Add the chopped apples and fold them into the batter.
Pour the apple batter into the prepared 13x9 inch baking pan. Leveling the batter out as needed.
In a small bowl combine the light brown sugar, cinnamon and chopped pecans. Sprinkle over the apple batter in a pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes or until the cake tests done with a toothpick.
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