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Bake an Apple Cake
This can be served as a bread side or a dessert. Perfect Fall treat when apples are at their best

Posted by Junkflirt from Fargo, North Dakota, United States • Published See Junkflirt's 7 projects »

You Will Need

  • Step 1

    3 med peeled, cored tart apples, sliced 1/4 inch thick
    1 c plus 3 Tbs sugar, divided
    1 tsp cinnamon
    2/3 c butter, softened
    4 eggs
    1 tsp vanilla
    2 c all purpose flour
    1/8 tsp salt

    in a med bowl, combine apples with 3 Tbs sugar and cinnamon, allow to stand 1 hour. This is called macerating the fruit, a process that draws out the juices. You will use the apples but not the juice, allowing for a firmer cake.

  • Step 2

    Cream butter and 1 c sugar, add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla. Combine flour and salt and add to mixture until smooth. Place batter in greased 9X5 loaf pan

  • How to bake an apple cake. Apple Cake - Step 3
    Step 3

    Push apples into cake batter, close together. Bake at 300 for 1 hour and 40 min or until tests done with a toothpick.. cool 10 min and loosen from pan.
    To make even more like a dessert, cut slices and top with caramel sauce and whipped cream, or ice cream.

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