Apple Pound Cake by Rose

Rose Rauhauser


Everyone loves this. It's moist and has great flavor. I use Rome apples for it, they are always sweet and soft, done when cake is done. It came originally from a Holocost Survivor, so I want to honor her. Enjoy

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according to size of slice


1 Hr


1 Hr 30 Min




rome apples
2 tsp
2 1/3 c
sugar, divided
1 c
softened butter
large eggs
3 c
sifted flour
3 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
1/3c c
orange juice
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
almond extract

Directions Step-By-Step

Peel and slice apples, thin. In bowl combine apples,cinnamon and 1/3 cup sugar, set aside

In large elec. mixer combine butter and remaining sugar, beat until fluffy, add eggs one at a time. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt, add to the batter a little at a time, mix well. Last add both extracts and orange juice, mix until smooth. Place some in greesed and floured 12 cup tube pan. Place some of the apple slice mixture, continue layering and save best apple slices for the top garnish. Bake at 350 for 1 1/2 hours, test for doneness. Leave in pan at least 15 or 20 minutes to cool. Romove from pan, apple side up for beautiful presentation. If wanted glaze or powder sugar. Not really necessary, whatever u like. I just drizzle with confectioners sugar and milk mixed for more sweetness. Enjoy!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American