Vanilla Apple Sheet Cake with Pecan Streusel
 
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Serves: 12
INGREDIENTS
FOR THE CAKE
  • 3 cups cake or all-purpose flour
  • 1¾ cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1.5 sticks unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 vanilla bean (or 1 tsp vanilla extract)
  • 2 apples
FOR THE STREUSEL
  • 1 stick butter, soft at room temperature
  • 1 cup pecan meal
  • ⅕ cup sugar
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a 9x13 inch pan with parchment paper.
  2. Chop the apples and set aside.
  3. Make the streusel by kneading all 3 ingredients together, set aside.
  4. Whisk the dry ingredients (flour, sugar, baking powder), then add the remaining ingredients (eggs, butter, milk, vanilla) and mix with an electric hand mixer on medium speed until mostly smooth, about 1 minute.
  5. Spread the diced apples over the cake, then crumble the pecan streusel on top.
  6. Bake until lightly browned for about 40 to 50 minutes.
  7. Cool on a wire rack for 15 minutes.
Recipe by Sugary & Buttery at http://www.sugaryandbuttery.com/2019/10/vanilla-apple-sheet-cake-with-pecan-streusel.html