Rosh Hashanah Recipe: Apple-Honey Cakes

  • Welcome Rosh ha Shana, the Jewish New Year, and the fall season with these succulent apple cakes and fill your home with the aromas of sweet honey and warm spices.

    Apple-Honey Cakes Recipe

    Welcome the Jewish New Year with these super-succulent apple cakes!

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    Servings: 12


    • 1 apple: diced into 1/4 inch cubes
    • whole wheat flour (or all purpose): 2 cups
    • baking soda: 1 teaspoon
    • ground cinnamon: 1 teaspoon
    • ground all-spice: 1/2 teaspoon
    • ground nutmeg: 1/4 teaspoon
    • salt: 1/2 teaspoon
    • eggs (large): 2
    • all-natural apple sauce: 1 cup
    • neutral oil: 3/4 cup


    Step 1: Preheat oven to 400 degrees and lightly grease muffin trays. 

    Step 2: Wash and cut the apple into 1/4 inch-sized cubes. 

    Step 3: In a large bowl whisk the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, all-spice and nutmeg together.

    Step 4: In to the same bowl add the eggs, apple sauce, and oil. Whisk until lump-free. Fold in the apple chunks.

    Step 5: Using a ladle, scoop the batter into the prepared muffin trays, making sure only to fill half way up. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown.