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Apple Nut Cake

 Apple Nut Cake
"APPLES WERE plentiful in our area, so they were the staple of many of the desserts served at our table. This apple recipe was one of my mom's favorites. Today, it reigns supreme in our family as the choice dessert. Warm or cold, it's a treat every time!"
9 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 cups diced peeled apples
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts
  • Whipped cream or ice cream

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat
  • in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon
  • and nutmeg; add to creamed mixture (batter will be very thick). Stir
  • in the apples, nuts.
  • Spread into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for
  • 35-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes
  • out with just a few crumbs. Serve warm or cold with whipped cream or
  • ice cream. Yield: 9 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 222 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 317 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.