Apple Cake Recipe

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Apple Cake

Lynette !

By
@breezermom

This is another grandma recipe. I believe it was created to use up the granny smith apples that grew on the tree in her backyard.


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Rating:

Serves:

15

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CAKE:

4 large
apples, tart cooking, peeled, cored, and finely chopped
1 c
sugar
2/3 c
butter, melted
2
eggs, beaten
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
all-purpose flour
2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
2 tsp
ground allspice
2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 c
pecans, chopped

FROSTING:

8 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/4 c
butter, softened
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
2 c
powdered sugar, sifted

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For the cake, combine the chopped apple, 1 cup sugar, and 2/3 cup melted butter in a large bowl; stir well. Add eggs and vanilla, stirring well.
2
Combine flour and the next 4 ingredients; add to the apple mixture, stirring well. Stir in the pecans. Spoon the batter into a greased 13x9x2 inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool in the pan on a wire rack.
3
For the frosting, combine the cream cheese and 1/4 cup softened butter, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer. Add the lemon juice and powdered sugar; beat until light and fluffy. Spread frosting on top of the cooled cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #apple, #cream-cheese, #cake