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Alice's Apple Cake with Buttermilk Sauce Recipe

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This recipe for Alice's Apple Cake with Buttermilk Sauce, by , is from GREGERSON COUSINS IN THE KITCHEN, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Added: Monday, April 3, 2006


3 C sifted all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 C sugar
3 eggs
1 1/4 C vegetable oil
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 C orange juice
1 T grated orange peel
2 C grated unpared fresh apple (Granny Smith are best)
1 C chopped walnuts or pecans
1 C flaked coconut

Buttermilk Sauce:
1 C sugar
1/2 C butter
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 C buttermilk

Cake: Preheat oven to 325. Grease and flour 10 inch bundt pan. Sift flour, baking soda, and cinnamon onto waxed paper. Combine sugar, eggs, oil, vanilla, orange juice, and orange peel in a large bowl. Beat with electric mixer until well blended. Stir in flour mixture until well mixed. Fold in apples, nuts and coconut. Spoon into prepared pan. Bake for 1 1/2 hr, or until top springs back with lightly pressed with fingertip. Cool in pan on wire rack 15 minutes before turning out of pan. When cool, serve sliced with warm buttermilk sauce.

Buttermilk Sauce: Combine sugar, butter, soda, and buttermilk in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat and spoon over cake.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
15 to 20
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This improves the 2nd day after baking.
This is a hearty cake!




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