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Fresh Apple Cake Recipe

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Grandma Powell
Added: Sunday, October 5, 2008


2 1/3 cups flour
2 cups sugar
2 t. baking soda
1 t. cinnamon
1/4 t. each: cloves and nutmeg
4 cups chopped and peeled apples
1/2 cup softened butter
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
caramel frosting (recipe follows)

Combine the dry ingredients and mis until blended. Add the apples, butter, nuts and eggs and beat at medium speed until well blended. Pour into a 9x13" greased and floured pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 45 minutes or until done. Cool completely on a wire rack. Frost in the pan with the following frosting:

1/3 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
dash salt
3 T. milk
1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar
1/4 t. vanilla

Melt butter in a small saucepan and add brown sugar and salt. Stir over medium heat until the sugar melts. Add milk and bring to a boil. Pout into a bowl and cool for 10 minutes. Add sugar and vanilla and beat until spreading consistency. Frost the cooled cake.




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