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Potluck German Apple Cake

 Potluck German Apple Cake
"My mother made this cake for me and my brothers during our childhood," says Edie DeSpain, a field editor from Logan, Utah. "It's excellent anytime of the year for potlucks or picnics."
12-16 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 55 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups chopped peeled tart apples
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 teaspoons butter, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat the eggs, sugar, oil and vanilla. Combine the
  • flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt; add to egg mixture and mix
  • well. Fold in apples and nuts. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in.
  • baking dish. Bake at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick
  • inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  • In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and butter. Add confectioners'
  • sugar, beating until smooth. Spread over cake. Refrigerate
  • leftovers. Yield: 12-16 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 455 calories, 24 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 212 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.