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fresh apple cake from granny

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Mary Louise
Marshfield, WI

My ex husbands grandparents owned an apple orchard. She was known as the apple lady. She made many good things with apples. Her pies, apple danish, cakes and everything were excellent. Here is her favorite apple cake recipe. This is a very moist cake.

(1 rating)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For fresh apple cake from granny

  • 3 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3 c
    finely chopped apples
  • 1/2 c
    chopped nuts
  • 1 tsp
    grated lemon peel or zest
  • 2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2
    eggs, beaten

How To Make fresh apple cake from granny

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 13X9 inch cake pan or two round pans.
  • 2
    She said, MIX ALL TOGETHER!
  • 3
    I combine sugar, oil, eggs and lemon zest. Beat until light colored. Add flour, salt and baking soda. Beat until combined. Stir in apples and nuts.
  • 4
    Pour into a prepared pan and bake for 45 minutes. Cool. Test cake to be sure it is done.
  • 5
    Granny preferred this with whip cream or frosted with a chocolate buttercream frosting. She liked nuts around the outside!
  • 6
    Another option: Beat 8 ounces room temp. cream cheese, 1 tablespoon butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 pound powdered sugar until combined and smooth. Frost cake and put chopped nuts around the outside of cake.

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