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Rosemary's Apple Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Rosemary's Apple Cake, by , is from Grits to Gourmet, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Alice Musselman
Added: Wednesday, April 12, 2006


3 c. flour
3 c. diced raw apples (tart)
3 eggs
2 c. sugar
1 cup crisco oil
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2-1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg (optional)
1 tsp vanilla
1 c. chopped pecans
Raisins or dried cranberries

Optional sauce to be drizzled on warm cake.

1 c. light brown sugar
1/4 c. butter or margarine
1/4 c. milk

Boil until foamy then spoon on cake.

Beat eggs, add sugar and beat until frothy. Add oil and vanilla. Sift flour, soda, salt, baking powder. Add to mixture and stir. Add apples, nuts and fruit. Mix with spoon. ( Batter will be stiff.) Bake in Bundt or tube pan that has been greased and floured at 375 F. for @ 45 or 50 minutes (or until toothpick comes out clean).

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the most popular cake I make. Guests often ask for second helpings.




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