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Apple Harvest Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Apple Harvest Cake, by , is from The Allen Family Favorite Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Rhonda Allen
Added: Wednesday, October 17, 2007


1 1/4 cups flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 cup cooking oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 eggs
2 cups apples, peeled, finely chopped
1 cup nuts

1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
3 teaspoons milk

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Generously grease and flour 12 cup fluted tube pan.

2. Lightly spoon flour in measuring cup; level off. In large mixer bowl, blend all ingredients (through eggs) until moistened; Beat 3 minutes at medium speed.

3. By hand, stir in apples and nuts. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 50 to 65 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool upright in pan 15 minutes; turn onto serving plate. Cool.

4. Make glaze. In small bowl, blend powdered sugar, vanilla and 2 to 3 teaspoons milk. Blend until smooth. Spoon over cake.




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