All posts tagged: for the love of apple pie

Dessert: Apples, Cognac, and Cardamon in cake that is

Here’s a pick me upper I think I am going to bake for tonight bypassing dinner all together. I think I owe it to myself to indulge a little. And if you are feeling the same way I do, then by all means…. INGREDIENTS 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon ground cardamom 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 2 large eggs, at room temperature 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3 tablespoons cognac (Calvados, rum, or bourbon work well too) 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/3 cup buttermilk, at room temperature 3 medium Honeycrisp apples 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, melted, plus more for greasing the pan 1 tablespoon turbinado sugar confectioners sugar, for dusting