New York State ApplesNew York State grows more varieties of apples than any other state and is the second largest producer of the crisp, juicy, perfectly sweet orbs that are delicious eaten on their own or when transformed into culinary delicacies. There are more than 20 varieties grown in the region, each offering a mild variation in flavor. Apples are a staple at farmers' markets and u-pick farms around the region and we're proud to share dishes with our guests that showcase the distinctive fruit.
Otesaga Apple CakeThis simple cake brings together the best of the season; fresh, local apples are paired with almond extract, walnuts, and warming spices such as cloves, nutmeg, and cinnamon. For this recipe, you'll need three cups of chopped apples of your choice. Honeycrisp or Braeburn are great for baking but any variety will work.