Indulge Your Senses with a Sweet Symphony: Butterbeer Apple Cake!
Butterbeer Apple Cake is a magical dessert that combines the richness of butterscotch and browned
Butterbeer Apple Cake
The magic of the wizarding world isn’t confined to the pages of J.K. Rowling’s books. It’s a feeling that transcends the confines of fiction, and one way to experience it in the Muggle world is through the tantalizing flavors of Butterbeer Apple Cake. This delectable dessert, inspired by the wizarding beverage, will transport you to the enchanting world of Harry Potter with every bite. In this blog post, we’ll explore the taste, preparation, and frequently asked questions about this magical cake.
The taste can be likened to a comforting embrace, reminiscent of cozy gatherings in Hogsmeade, where wizards and witches savor their favorite beverages and treats. Each bite conjures up memories of Harry, Ron, and Hermione’s adventures, making it an ideal dessert for Potterheads and food enthusiasts alike.
Oh, by the way butterbeer is non-alcoholic.
Butterbeer Apple Cake Ingredients
Butterbeer Apple Cake is a delightful fusion of two distinct flavors – the warm, buttery notes of Butterbeer and the sweet, tender essence of apples. With each bite, you’ll experience a symphony of tastes and textures. The cake itself is moist and tender, with a hint of caramel undertones from the browned
- butterscotch chips melted and cooled but not hard
- brown sugar
- all-purpose flour sifted then measured
- baking powder
- Sugarfree butterscotch pudding *sugarfree comes in a 1 ounce package
- eggs room temperature
- vanilla extract
- butter extract
- cream soda
- apples peeled and chopped
- 1 recipe Browned Butter Frosting
Butterbeer apple sheet cake ingredients
Yes, you can use regular butterscotch pudding if you prefer. The sugar-free option is used to reduce the sweetness slightly, but the choice is yours.
You can use any sweet and crisp apple variety such as Gala, Honeycrisp, or Fuji. These apples work well to complement the cake’s flavor.
While cream soda adds a unique flavor, you can substitute it with sparkling apple cider or even a lemon lime soda for a similar effect.
Store the cake in an airtight container or wrap it in plastic wrap and refrigerate. It will stay fresh for a few days. However, it’s the best the first two days.
Yes, you can experiment with gluten-free flour to make this cake suitable for those with gluten sensitivities. Ensure you use an appropriate gluten-free flour blend for the best results.
Apple Cake with butterscotch and cream soda
The combination of butterscotch and apples may be new to you. Typically, apples blend with cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. However, this cake is so good and unique! The cake is tender but not overly sweet and the frosting adds just enough sweetness to have you reaching back for ‘just one more bite.’
In conclusion, Butterbeer Apple Cake is a delightful dessert that captures the essence of the wizarding world in every bite. Whether you’re planning a Harry Potter-themed party or simply want to satisfy your sweet tooth, this magical treat is sure to enchant your taste buds. So, whip out your wand (or mixing bowl) and let the culinary magic begin!
Butterbeer Apple Cake (butterscotch, non-alcoholic)
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- ½ cup browned butter cooled
- 1 cup butterscotch chips melted and cooled but not hard
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 cups all-purpose flour sifted then measured
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ ounce Sugarfree butterscotch pudding *sugarfree comes in a 1 ounce package
- 3 large eggs room temperature
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon butter extract
- 1 cup cream soda
- 3 cups apples peeled and chopped
- 1 recipe browned butter frosting link in notes
- Grease a 9×13-inch cake pan with solid vegetable shortening. Preheat the oven to 350℉
- Brown the butter and let it cool
- Melt the chocolate and let it cool but don't let it harden.
- Sift then measure 2 cups of all-purpose flour. Add the pudding mix, baking powder, and salt to the flour.
- In the bowl of an electric mixer or hand mixer, beat the butter, brown sugar, and butterscotch together for about 2 minutes on medium. Stop the mixer and scrape the bowl, mix again.
- Add the eggs and beat until incorporated.
- Alternate adding the flour mixture and cream soda, starting an ending with the flour. Stop the mixture and scrape the bowl. Mix again.
- Add the vanilla and butter extracts and combine.
- Remove the bowl from the stand, add the apples, and stir them in by hand.
- Pour the batter into your prepared pan and bake at 350℉ for 30 to 35 minutes. Start checking for about 25 minutes. Test doneness with a cake tester or wood pick.
- *or 1/4 cup regular butterscotch instant pudding
- Browned Butter Frosting recipe here