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Easy Apple Cake

 Easy Apple Cake
Flavored with cinnamon and apples, Sherry Ashenfelter’s rich, old-fashioned apple cake is moist, dense and down-home delicious. Even better, it 's quick to fix and, served warm with whipped cream or a dollop of frozen custard, one of her Waterville, Ohio family’s very favorite recipes for decades.
20 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups finely chopped peeled tart apples
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1-1/4 cups whipped topping

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat the sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla until well
  • blended. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and baking
  • soda; gradually beat into sugar mixture until blended. Fold in
  • apples and walnuts.
  • Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350°
  • for 35-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center
  • comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Serve with whipped topping.
  • Yield: 20 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece with 1 tablespoon topping equals 278 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 16 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 169 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.