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Cakes- Fresh Apple Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Cakes- Fresh Apple Cake, by , is from Bodell Bistro From the Ol' Green Pot, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Grandma Bodell
Added: Wednesday, April 11, 2007


2 C sugar
1 C shortening
2 eggs
2 1/2 C flour
2 t. baking soda
1 t. cinnamon
1/2 t salt
4 C cooking apples, pealed and chopped
1 cup nuts, chopped
1/2 C brown sugar, packed
1/2 C sugar
1/2 C margarine
1/2 C heavy cream
1/2 t vanilla

Cream sugar, shortening and eggs. Sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt and add to mixture. Add apples and optional nuts. Pour into greased 9x13 pan and bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
For sauce, combine sugars, margarine, and cream in small saucepan. Heat mixture to a boil and add vanilla. Pour sauce over individual servings of cake; serve warm or cold.

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