> Apple Cinnamon and Wheat Germ Coffee Cake - Kretschmer Wheat Germ

Apple Cinnamon and Wheat Germ Coffee Cake

Whether you have it as a sweet treat in the morning or a tasty dessert
with tea, coffee or a glass of milk in the evening, this cake will surely
satisfy without blowing your calorie count. It’s made with white whole
wheat flour and wheat germ for a heartier snack.

12 Servings


  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Cake

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup Kretschmer Original Toasted Wheat Germ
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch dice (about 2 1/4 cups), divided

Heat oven to 350° F. Grease 8-inch square baking dish.

To prepare cake topping, mix together brown sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Set aside.

To prepare cake, beat butter and sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time.

Stir in flour, baking powder, cinnamon, wheat germ and salt. Fold in 2 cups of apples until just combined.

Spoon into prepared pan and spread evenly. Add remaining 1/4 cup apples on top. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar mixture evenly over batter. Place in preheated oven and bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until knife inserted into center comes out clean.