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3 cups flour
2 ground cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground chipotle pepper
3/4 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp white pepper
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp ground cloves
1 1/2 cups cookong oil
1 3/4 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 tbsp vanilla extract
3 large Jonathan apples( or your favorite cooking apple)
1 cup pecans, chopped
Spicy Caramel Glaze (see below)


1. Preheat oven to 325 F. Lightly coat 10 inch fluted tube pan with cooking spray; lightly sprinkle with flour. Set aside. In a bowl combine the 3 cups flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, chipotle, ginger, white pepper, salt and cloves; set aside.

2. In a mixing bowl beat oil and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until combined. Add eggs one at a time; beat well after each addition. Beat in vanilla and as much flour mixture as you can. Stir in remaining flour mixture, apples and pecans. Spoon batter into pan.

3. Bake 1 1/4 hours until wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Meanwhile prepare Spicy Caramel Glaze. Cool cake in pan 10 minutes; invert on rack. Place rack over baking sheet. Drizzle warm cake with Spicy Caramel Glaze
re-spoon glaze that drips on baking sheet over cake. Cool completely before serving.

Yield: 16 servings

Spicy Caramel Glaze
In a saucepan combine 1/2 cup packed brown sugar, 1/4 cup butter, 1/4 cup whipping cream and 1/2 tsp ground chipotle pepper. Bring to boiling, stirring occasionally. Boil gently 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in 1 tsp vanilla.
Let stand 1 1/4 hours until slightly thickened. Drizzle over warm cake.


Total Fat (g)31
Saturated Fat (g)7
Monounsaturated Fat (g)13
Polyunsaturated Fat (g)10
Cholesterol (mg)53
Sodium (mg)165
Carbohydrate (g)50
Total Sugar (g)32
Fiber (g)2
Protein (g)4
Vitamin C (DV%)3
Calcium (DV%)3
Iron (DV%)9
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet