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Grandma’s Apple Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Janet Boehm

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1-2/3 cups sugar
2 large eggs, room temperature
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon salt
6 cups chopped peeled tart apples
1/2 cup chopped pecans

FROSTING:
4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
2 tablespoons butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup confectioners' sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350°. Coat a 13x9-in. baking pan with cooking spray.

In a large bowl, beat sugar, eggs, applesauce, oil and vanilla until well blended. In another bowl, whisk flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; gradually beat into sugar mixture. Fold in apples and pecans.
Transfer to prepared pan. Bake 35-40 minutes or until top is golden brown and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.

In a small bowl, beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla until smooth. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar (mixture will be soft). Spread over cake. Refrigerate leftovers.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
18 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes

 

 

 

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