Honeyed Apple Cake


A lovely cake with chunks of apples flavored with honey, coffee and grated lemon rind.

1 - 9 or 10 inch tube pan


  • cup butter, softened

  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • ¾ cup honey

  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest

  • ½ cup strong brewed coffee

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ cups whole wheat flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¾ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 2 cups apples - peeled, cored and diced

  • ½ cup coarsely chopped walnuts


  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter or margarine with the brown sugar. Beat in the eggs, then the honey, lemon rind, and coffee.

  2. In another bowl, stir together the flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Beat into the creamed mixture. Stir in the apples and walnuts.

  3. Turn the batter into a greased and floured tube pan. Bake the cake into a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 1 hour and 10 minutes, or until it tests done with a toothpick. Let cool on a rack. Makes 16 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

340 Calories
13g Fat
53g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 340
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 284mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 29g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 73mg 6%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 157mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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