Autumn Apple Cake Recipe

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Autumn Apple Cake Recipe

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I think you'll agree this apple cake is simply irresistible. It's nicely crisp on top and moist and chewy inside.—Leon Kingsley, Marshfield, Massachusetts
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 cups diced peeled tart apples
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts, optional

Directions

In a bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg; add to the creamed mixture. Stir in apples and nuts if desired. Spoon into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Autumn Apple Cake in Taste of Home August/September 1998, p47

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 244 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 260mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 cups diced peeled tart apples
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts, optional
  1. In a bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg; add to the creamed mixture. Stir in apples and nuts if desired. Spoon into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Autumn Apple Cake in Taste of Home August/September 1998, p47

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zoe777 User ID: 2981487 48393
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2008

"Tasted good, but the top was hard and the bottom very sugary and like a cobbler? I was hoping for cake."

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