"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Apple Pudding Cake Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Apple Pudding Cake, by , is from Hanigan Taste of Home, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

LaGene Webb
Added: Saturday, January 31, 2009


2 c flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
8 medium-size Granny Smith apples approx 2 3/4
lb, cored
2 c brown sugar
1 c sugar
1/4 c vegetable shortening
2 eggs
1 c chopped walnuts or pecans

1/2 c brown sugar
1/2 c sugar
1/2 c butter
1/2 c cream or milk
1 tsp corn syrup
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp rum flavoring

Heat oven to 350. Coat 13 x 9 x 2" baking pan with cooking spray.

Cake: In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Coarsely, chop apples (with skins on). Set aside. In a large bowl cream together both kinds of sugar, shortening and eggs until smooth - about 2 minutes. Stir in flour mixture, chopped apples, and nuts. Scrape into prepared pan and smooth top.
Bake at 350 for 50-60 minutes.

Caramel: In a small sauce pan, combine both kinds of sugar, butter, cream, and corn syrup. Bring to a boil over high heat. Boil or 30 seconds.
Remove from heat. Beat until cool, about 3-4 minutes. Stir in vanilla and rum flavoring. Cut cake into squares and drizzle with warm caramel.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Claire & Celeste like it, so it must be good.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!