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Walnut Apple Cake Recipe

Walnut Apple Cake Recipe

I first tasted this delicious cake at a Halloween party and quickly asked for the recipe. It's not too sweet, and the butter sauce makes it a super dessert.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:12-15 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 4 cups chopped peeled tart apple
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • BUTTER SAUCE:
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter (no substitutes)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Walnut halves, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a mixing bowl, combine eggs, sugar, oil and vanilla; mix well. Combine dry ingredients; add to the egg mixture and mix well (batter will be stiff). Stir in apples and walnuts. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. For the sauce, combine sugar, milk and butter in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat; boil and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Cut cake into squares; top with warm sauce. Garnish with walnut halves if desired. Yield: 12-15 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 376 calories, 15g fat (3g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 200mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (40g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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hketterer
Reviewed May. 30, 2015

"Big hit at our house. Our neighbors son wants one for his graduating party and one for himself !"

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Chris-Dan
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2014

"10/3/14 Made this last night for me and hubby- so good - thanks for sharing - only half left and it isn't even 24 hours yet...:)"

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nancycone
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2013

"looks good"

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baristababe
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2011

"I absolutely love this cake! So moist, and not too sweet or rich- I could eat a whole pan. And the sauce gives it that "milk and cookies" vibe, you have to have one with the other. I shredded the tart apples so there are no surprise chunks :)"

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r493pkmk
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2008

"I baked it for 50 min. and it tested done but was gooey. The flavor of the cake was good but didn't care for the sauce."

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