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Fresh Apple Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Fresh Apple Cake, by , is from The Howell Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Linda Langager
Added: Monday, April 18, 2005


1 c. shortening
1 c. white sugar
1 c. brown sugar
3 eggs
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. cinnamon
2 tsp. soda
3 c. flour
4 c. chopped apples
nuts - optional

Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs. Add salt, cinnamon, soda and flour. Fold in apples and nuts. Bake in 9 x 13 pan at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes.

Frost with carmel icing or ceam cheese frosting.




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