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Fresh Apple Cake & Buttermilk Icing Recipe

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This recipe for Fresh Apple Cake & Buttermilk Icing, by , is from Generations Cookbook Holland & Weese, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Vena Weese Holland
Added: Saturday, May 16, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
1 1/2 c. Vegetable Oil; Wesson or Crisco
2 c. Sugar
2 Eggs, well beaten
2 tbsp. Vanilla Extract
1 c. Walnuts, Chopped
3 c. Apples, Peeled/Diced [Tart Apples such as Granny Smith]
3 c. Flour
1 tsp. Baking Soda
Icing:
2 c. Sugar
1 c. Buttermilk
1 Stick, Butter or Margarine
1/2 tsp. Baking Soda
1 tsp. Vanilla Extract

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Mix together Oil, Sugar, Eggs, and Vanilla. Add and mix well: Nuts, Apples, Flour and Baking Soda. Bake for 30 minutes in greased and floured 13" X 9" baking pan, Turn Oven off and leave cake in oven 10 minutes longer. Cook cake. Prepare Icing:
Cook all icing ingredients in heavy pan on stove and medium heat until it forms a soft ball when dropped in cold water [soft-ball stage]. Remove from heat and beat until cool enough to spread on cooled cake.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10 - 12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
60 Minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I remember Mom [Vena] making this cake all the time because it was always requested. The cake is moist and excellent and the icing is very different and addicting, somewhat like a caramel or browned butter icing.

 

 

 

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