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Nana's Fresh Apple Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Nana's Fresh Apple Cake, by , is from The Smith Hubbard Warns Connection Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lena Wilson Hubbard Downie (7/19/1900 - 11/01/1984)
Added: Saturday, April 30, 2005


4 medium apples chopped coarsely
2 cups sugar
3 cups flour
2 tsp. soda
2 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. cinnamon'1 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. allspice
1 cup canola oil
2 large eggs, beaten
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped walnuts
2 cups brown sugar
4 tsp. cream or Pet milk.
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
Powdered sugar, about 1#

Sprinkle apples with sugar and let stand 10 miutes.
Put dry ingredients into sifter and set aside.
Beat eggs.
Add oil and eggs to apples.
Stir in dry ingredients.
Add raisins and nuts
Bake in a well-greased 12x16" pan for,in 350 degree oven for 55 minutes.
Cool on wire rack.
While cake is cooling, mix all frosting ingredients except powdered sugar, and heat to boiling.
Remove from heat and add enough powdered sugar to spread easily on cooled cake.

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Preparation Time:
1 hour 30 minutes to mix and bake.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Nana made this yummy cake at Christmas time and shared it with her appreciative family.




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