1Sprinkle the baking soda over the apples and set aside. Thoroughly blend the two sugars and cinnamon together. Next add the flour. Stir in butter followed by eggs and vanilla; combine well. Finally, stir in the melted butter, apples, and pecans.
2Pour into a greased 13"x 9" pan and bake at 350oF. for 40 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
3Credits for Recipe, Styling, & Photography
Recipe Created by chef Michael Flores
Food Styling by Mary Ellen Rose
Photograph by Tracey Maurer
Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.