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Apple Cake

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This is another family recipe and comes from Grandma Lois, and has been at every family event since I can remember.  With a bowl full of apples that needed to be used, I talked to mom and got the recipe and made it.  I used three different varieties of apples, and used half whole wheat flour and half all purpose.  Turned out moist and sweet.  I think a drizzle of caramel sauce will set this off perfectly tonight for dessert.

 

Apple Cake

Dry Ingredients

3 cups flour (1/2 whole wheat can be used)

1 tsp salt

1 1/2 tsp soda

1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts

WET ingredients

2 cups sugar

1 1/2 cups canola oil

2 eggs beaten

2 tsp vanilla

 

Throw the apples into the wet ingredients and mix, then dry and then the nuts. The batter will be VERY dense. Place in a 13 X 9 baking dish and bake in a 325 oven for 25 minutes, then turn up the heat to 350 and bake another 25-30 minutes or till center comes clean with a toothpick.

 

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