Apple Walnut Cake With Lemon Butter Frosting Recipe

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Apple Walnut Cake with Lemon Butter Frosting

Carol Powell

By
@memtiques

I got this recipe from a coworker over 35 years ago. The cake is super moist and flavorful and the lemon frosting accents the flavor of the cake - so delicious!


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Serves:

24

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4 c
chopped apples
2 c
sugar
2
eggs
½ c
vegetable oil
2 tsp
vanilla
2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking soda (dissolve in bit of water)
2 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
salt
1 c
chopped walnuts or pecans
4 Tbsp
butter
3 c
powdered sugar
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
1-2 Tbsp
cold water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine apples and sugar and set aside.
2
Beat eggs. Beat in oil and vanilla.
3
Mix flour, soda, cinnamon and salt.
Stir in alternately with sugar-apple mixture.
4
Stir in nuts.
Pour into greased 9 x 13 pan.
Bake at 350° for 1 hour and cool.
5
Frosting: Cream 4 TBSP butter.
Add the 3 cups of powdered sugar.
Beat in lemon juice (2 TBSP) and enough cold water (1-2 TBSP) to make icing spread easily.
Beat and apread on cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #apple, #walnut