Sunday, September 16, 2012

Apple Cake with Dessert Sauce

Ms. Nancy has graciously shared her recipe for the apple cake she brought to our September 11 Titus Two meeting.  This is another great fall recipe!

Apple Cake

4 c apples, peeled and sliced
2 c sugar
2 c  flour
1 ½ tsp baking soda
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
¾ c vegetable oil
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 c chopped pecans (opt)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  In large bowl, stir together apples and sugar.  Add dry ingredients.  Stir well.  In a separate bowl, beat eggs, oil and vanilla.  Stir egg mixture into apple mixture, blending until thoroughly moistened.  Stir in pecans.  Pour into greased 9x13 pan.  Bake 50-60 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly pressed.  Serve with warm Dessert Sauce.

Dessert Sauce

1 c sugar
½ c butter or margarine
½ c heavy cream or evaporated milk
1 tsp vanilla

Place all ingredients in saucepan, stir.  Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and cook 3 minutes.  Serve warm.

Yield:  12 to 15 servings

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