The flavor of honey and apples blend beautifully in this glazed cake for Rosh Hashanah


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Honey-glazed apple cake

Recipe courtesy Golden Blossom Honey



3/4 cup brown sugar, packed

2/3 cup shortening

3 eggs

3/4 cup GOLDEN


3-1/2 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teapoon soda

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon allspice

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup brewed coffee, cooled

3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, coarsely chopped 1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped

1/2 cup raisins



1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1 tablespoon butter


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan.

In a large bowl beat together brown sugar and shortening until well combined. Add eggs one at a time, beating well. Add honey and mix well.

In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg and salt. Add dry ingredients to honey mixture in 3 additions, alternating with the coffee. Beat until combined. Stir in apples, walnuts and raisins.

Pour batter into prepared pan and bake approximately 1 hour or until cakes tests done.

Let cake cool 10 minutes on a rack.

Meanwhile prepare syrup. Place syrup ingredients in a small pan. Bring to a boil, remove from heat.

Leaving cake in pan, place on a plate large enough to catch any syrup that may seep out. Poke a few hole in top of cake with skewer or toothpick. Pour syrup over cake and let cool. Remove cake from pan.