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Fresh Apple Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Fresh Apple Cake, by , is from Family Favorites 2011, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.



1 1/2 C. Wesson Oil
2 C. sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
3 C. flour

1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp. salt
3 C. fresh, grated apples or 3 large apples
1 C. chopped pecans

1 C. copped pecans
1 stick butter
1 box powdered sugar
Small can evaporated milk - added gradually
1 tsp. vanilla

Put first four ingredients in a mixing bowl, fluff up and add 3 cups flour. Beat. Add next five ingredients, and mix well. Pour into greased and floured bundt cake pan or sheath cake pan. Bake 225 - 250 for 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Icing: put pecans on a cookie sheet, cut butter in chunks and lay on top of pecans. Cook at 200 for 10 minutes. Pour pecans and butter over powdered sugar, add enough evaporated milk and t. vanilla. Drizzle over cake.




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