Kentucky Apple Cake

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Lisa Glass

By
@Sqrlmama

When my mother passed away, a close family friend made us two fantastic cakes. This apple cake is one of them! Both my father and my boyfriend couldn't stop raving about this one and said they could eat this cake all day, every day. When I took this cake to work for a carry-in, a coworker said it was the best thing she's ever had in her mouth. I told her she's a newlywed, so she better be careful what she says ;)

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Looking for an easy fall sheet cake recipe? Then look no further than this easy dessert. We wish we could keep one of these in the oven at all times... it smells a-maz-ing! There are chunks of apple in every bite. The cake is moist and has a wonderful buttery cinnamon flavor. Walnuts give the cake a nice crunch. But that glaze ... sweet and buttery it takes the cake over the top. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 46 votes

Comments:
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CAKE

  • 2 stick
    margarine
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 2 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 3 c
    finely chopped apples
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    milk
  • GLAZE

  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    margarine
  • 1/4 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 Tbsp
    light corn syrup
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    real vanilla extract

How to Make Kentucky Apple Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream margarine and sugar in a bowl.
  2. Mix in eggs one at a time.
  3. In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Mix dry ingredients into the butter/sugar.
  4. Fold in the chopped apples, walnuts, and milk.
  5. Grease and flour a 9x13 pan. Spread apple cake batter evenly in pan.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes to 1 hour, or until a toothpick comes out without raw batter on it.
  7. While the cake is baking, combine all the glaze ingredients except the vanilla in a medium pan. Stir and cook to a rolling boil. Remove from heat and add 1 teaspoon of vanilla.
  8. Pour and spread glaze over hot cake as soon as the cake is removed from the oven.
  9. Let cake cool completely before serving. The longer it sits, the better it gets!

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About Kentucky Apple Cake

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



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