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Tuesday, December 11 2012

This nutty dessert gets a sugary top and caramelized gooey bottom as it bakes.


Fresh Apple Cake
Recipe from 
Servings: 20 servings
Prep Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 2 hrs 20 mins
     cups  all-purpose flour
     cups  sugar
     teaspoon  baking soda
     teaspoon  salt
     teaspoon  ground cinnamon
       eggs, lightly beaten
    1 1/4  cups  canola oil or cooking oil
     teaspoons  vanilla
     medium  Granny Smith apples, peeled and chopped (3 cups)
     cup  chopped pecans or walnuts, toasted
        Sweetened whipped cream (optional)
        Apple slices (optional)
Grease a 13x9x2-inch baking pan; set aside. In a very large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; make a well in center of dry mixture and set aside.
In a medium bowl, combine eggs, oil and vanilla; stir in apples and nuts. Add egg mixture to flour mixture, stirring just until moistened (batter will be thick). Spread batter in prepared pan.
Bake in a 350 degrees oven for 50 to 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for at least 1 hour. Serve slightly warm or at room temperature. If you like, top each serving with sweetened whipped cream and an apple slice. Makes 20 servings.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 324, Total Fat 18 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Monounsaturated Fat 11 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 5 g, Cholesterol 21 mg, Sodium 187 mg, Carbohydrate 38 g, Total Sugar 23 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 3 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 1%, Iron 6%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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