How to Make Tehina Apple Cake

This recipe is from the blog, Jewish Food Experience and is great for the holidays. It has a middle eastern flavor and is simple to make. The cake's rich flavor will please any vegan or meat eater.

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How to Make Tehina Apple Cake Recipe
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1
Gather your ingredients. Note I am subbing plums for apples which worked great.

Gather your ingredients. Note I am subbing plums for apples which worked great.

2
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

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3
Grease and flour a 9 inch round pan. I decided to use a springform pan for easier serving.

Grease and flour a 9 inch round pan. I decided to use a springform pan for easier serving.

4
In a large bowl, measure out sugar and add  tahini.

In a large bowl, measure out sugar and add tahini.

5
Using an electric mixer or a wooden spoon, mix well.

Using an electric mixer or a wooden spoon, mix well.

6
In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, walnuts and diced apples (or other fruit).

In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, walnuts and diced apples (or other fruit).

7
Combine orange juice and vanilla in a small bowl.

Combine orange juice and vanilla in a small bowl.

8
Add half of the flour mixture to the tehina and sugar and stir. Add half of wet mixture and stir. Add remaining flour mixture and orange juice and stir until evenly combined.

Add half of the flour mixture to the tehina and sugar and stir. Add half of wet mixture and stir. Add remaining flour mixture and orange juice and stir until evenly combined.

9
Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake about 45 minutes to 1 hour, until golden and baked through.

Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake about 45 minutes to 1 hour, until golden and baked through.

10
Allow to cool. One suggestion for next time is that I would be more generous with the fruit.

Allow to cool. One suggestion for next time is that I would be more generous with the fruit.

11
Transfer to a pretty plate and dust with powdered sugar. Bring to a friend's house for a holiday dinner. Enjoy!

Transfer to a pretty plate and dust with powdered sugar. Bring to a friend's house for a holiday dinner. Enjoy!

Ingredients

1 Cup Tehina  
1 Cup Sugar 
Cups Flour 
1 Teaspoon Baking soda 
2 Teaspoons Cinnamon 
1 Cup Chopped walnuts 
Cups Apples, peeled and diced 
1 Cup + 1 T orange juice 
1 Teaspoon Vanilla 
Powdered sugar for dusting 
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