Ms. Geraldine's Fresh Apple Cake

Recipe Rating:
 5 Ratings
Serves: 12
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method: Bake

Ingredients

1 1/4 c vegetable oil
2 c white sugar
3 large eggs
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
3 c all purpose flour
3 c peeled chopped apples
1 c chopped pecans
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
TOPPING
1 c brown sugar, firmly packed
1 stick unsalted butter
1/4 c half and half
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 c powdered sugar
1 c finely chopped pecans

The Cook

Debbie Lawrence Recipe
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Lightly Salted
Birmingham, AL (pop. 212,237)
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Member Since Sep 2011
Debbie's notes for this recipe:
This recipe is from a true Southern Lady. Made for our family in my childhood days and I'm sure many more times.. super yummy and a great way to get that 'apple a day'. The whole family loves this wonderful taste of my childhood in the south!
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Kitchen Crew
This wonderful apple cake captures all the freshness of harvest season with its sweet, crisp flavors. Grab a cup of joe and enjoy!

Directions

1
Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
Butter and flour large tube or bundt pan. Set aside.
2
Sift together salt, baking soda and flour.
3
In mixer bowl, blend oil and sugar well.
4
Slowly add dry sifted ingredients into oil and sugar mixture. (Batter will be stiff at this point)
5
Whisk eggs together lightly and add to batter.
6
Reduce speed on mixer and stir nuts and vanilla into batter.
7
gently stir in chopped apples
8
Pour batter slowly into prepared pan, shifting carefully so that batter is even .
9
Bake for 1 1/2 hours @250 degrees
10
Remove from oven. Cool.
Invert on to cake plate.
Add praline topping if desired
11
Bring brown sugar, butter and milk to a boil in a heavy saucepan over medium heat
Whisk constantly as it boils for 1 minute
Remove from heat
12
Stir in Vanilla
13
Gradually add in powdered sugar beating with hand mixer until smooth.
Mix gently for about 5 minutes until slightly thickened and cooled.
14
Spoon over cooled cake
Sprinkle with chopped pecans
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user Norma DeRemer PApride - Sep 24, 2011
Looks really good, saved this one!
user Marsha McTigue M1CAL - Sep 24, 2011
I just got some apples from my sister in-law. This will be perfect to make with them. This is a perfect fall dessert.
user Debbie Lawrence debbit - Sep 24, 2011
'yall will really love this one!
user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Dec 6, 2011
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Sherri Logan Williams logansw - Dec 6, 2011
Congratulations on a much deserved blue ribbon & being Honorable Mention in the Flour Power Cost. This is such great recognition for you and your incredible cake. I wish I could bake like that. sw☺

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