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Mary Riley's Fresh Apple Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nell Rushton McGilberry
Added: Saturday, July 28, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/4 c. corn oil
2 c. sugar
3 eggs
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
3 c. flour
3 c. chopped peeled apples
1 c. nuts, chopped
2 tsp. vanilla extract

Optional Glaze
1 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. butter (1 stick)
1/4 c. evaporated milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
Beat sugar and oil. Sift dry ingredients and add to the oil mixture alternately with eggs, beating after each addition. Add vanilla and fold in apples and nuts. Pour into a greased and floured tube pan. Bake at 350 for 1 1/2 hours.
Glaze -- Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and cook over low heat until boiled. Beat while
cooling. Glaze cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mary made one of these for the reunion in June, 1994, and it was so good! I asked her for the recipe and she gave it to me.

 

 

 

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