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Awesome Apple Butter Breakfast Cake

This cake is perfect with a morning cup of coffee or tea. Made with Musselman’s Apple Butter.

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  • 2 1/4 cups baking mix
  • ¾ cup milk
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 cups MUSSELMAN’S® Apple Butter


  • 1/3 cup sweetened, flaked coconut
  • 1/3 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons butter, melted


  1. Step 1
    Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat an 8x8x2-inch Pyrex baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.

  2. Step 2
    In a bowl, stir together baking mix, milk, 1/2 cup sugar, egg and 2 Tablespoons of melted butter.

  3. Step 3
    Pour 2/3 of the batter into the dish. Cover with apple butter.

  4. Step 4
    Drop remaining batter by spoonfuls on cake.

  5. Step 5
    Combine topping ingredients; coconut, pecans, 1/3 cup sugar, and 2 Tablespoons of melted butter. Sprinkle on top of batter.

  6. Step 6
    Bake for 1 hour until a cake tester inserted in center of the cake comes out clean.

Pan will be very full with batter so do not substitute a smaller disposable pan. Place a cookie sheet under the pan in the oven in case of drips.

What others are saying about this recipe

  1. Josina zander says:

    Want to try but what is all purpose baking mix?

    1. Musselman's says:

      Baking Mix is the generic term for pre-mixed flour, shortening, salt, and baking powder. Bisquik is the most recognized brand but many others are available in the grocery store.

  2. Barbara Clarey says:

    Can’t wait to try these recipes, they sound so good. Love all things apple! Love Musselmans it’s a long time trusted product and name!

  3. Billie says:

    Love apple butter,Musselman’s ,of course

  4. Michael says:

    Simply Delicious. Got hooked when I was kid Musselmans only Musselmans.

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