Apple and Walnut Cointreau Cake

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 45 minutes
  • 6 servings

How about a fruit cake full of enticing aromas? Its main orange flavor is brought out not only by the orange zest but also by the Cointreau liqueur, which you’ll use to soak the dried mixed fruits. The tinges of cinnamon vanilla will only make things better for the walnut and apple combo.

Ingredients Needed for Apple and Walnut Cointreau Cake

2 tablespoons of dried mixed fruits
1 tablespoon cointreau
4 eggs
salt
5 ounces of sugar
½ cup melted butter
1 teaspoon orange zest
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 apple, diced
4 ounces of walnut, crumbled
1 ½ cups of flour

How to Cook Apple and Walnut Cointreau Cake

  1. Add the mixed fruits and Cointreau to a small bowl, mix and let it soak for 20 minutes.
  2. Add the eggs and sugar to a bowl. Season with salt and beat until smooth using a hand mixer.
  3. Keep adding the melted butter, orange zest, cinnamon, baking powder, vanilla extract, apple, walnuts, flour, and the soaked fruit mix. Mix until even.
  4. Line a 7 or 8-inch springform pan with parchment paper and transfer the mixture to it. Bake for 20 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C.

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