APPLE CHIFFON CAKE

APPLE CHIFFON CAKE

Prep time: 10 minutes
Bake time: 30 minutes
Serves 12
Cake:
1/3 cup oil
3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1 cup finely chopped peeled apple (2 small to medium)

Topping:
2 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray an 8x8 baking pan with cooking spray, set aside.
For cake: In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine oil, sugar and eggs; beat at medium speed until well combined. Combine next 6 ingredients. Add to oil mixture; beat until just blended. Stir in apples. Spread evenly in prepared pan.
For topping: Combine sugar, nuts, and cinnamon. Sprinkle evenly over batter.
Bake at 350ºF 30 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cut into 3 x 2-1/4-inch rectangles. Serve warm or at room temperature.