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Fresh Apple Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Fresh Apple Cake, by , is from The Hillis Family and Friends Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Becke Kidwell
Added: Thursday, June 22, 2006


4 cups thinly sliced apples
1 cup pecans
2 eggs
2 cups flour
2 tsp cinnamon
1tsp soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup Crisco Oil
1 TBS vanilla
1 1/2 cups sugar

Cream Cheese Icing:
1/2 stick oleo
1 8 oz cream cheese
1 tsp vanilla
1 - 1lb powdered sugar

Mix all ingredients in large bowl with mixer. Put in two 8" round pans or one 9"x12" pan. Bake @
350 45-60 minutes. Eat with or without the Cream Cheese Icing.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
A favorite of Brooke's. Without icing it is good for a breakfast snack.




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