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Johnny Apple Cake

  • Servings:

    Serves 4 as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    15 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    20 minutes


This recipe is adapted from a breakfast favorite at the Riverhouse Cafe in New Hampshire. Use a firm, crisp apple such as Fuji or Gala.
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup milk
1 large egg
2 Tbsp. sugar
4 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
1 apple, cored and cut into 1/4" piece
2 Tbsp. packed light brown sugar
Confectioner's sugar
Whipped cream (optional)
Johnny Apple Cake


1. Place a rack in the upper-middle of oven and heat to 400 degrees.
2. Whisk flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt in a medium bowl. In another bowl, whisk milk, egg, sugar, 2 tablespoons butter, and vanilla. Add wet ingredients and apple to flour mixture and stir until just combined.
3. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons butter in a medium oven-safe nonstick skillet over medium heat, swirling pan to coat. When butter is hot, evenly sprinkle brown sugar over the skillet and pour in batter. Smooth top and bake until golden brown and cooked through, about 20 minutes.
4. Let cake cool in the skillet for 10 minutes, then carefully invert it onto a serving plate. Top with confectioner's sugar and whipped cream (if using) and serve.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, March - April 2016


Nutritional Facts
Servings Serves 4
Base Nutrients
Calories 340 kcal (17%)
Calories from Fat 126 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 14 g (22%)
Saturated Fat 9 g (45%)
Cholesterol 80 mg (27%)
Sodium 440 mg (18%)
Total Carbohydrates 47 g (16%)
Dietary Fiber 2 g (8%)
Protein 7 g (12%)
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a