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Easy Apple Cake

Relish this apple, walnuts, cinnamon cake served warm with ice cream – a delicious baked dessert.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter, softened
1
cup sugar
2
eggs
1/4
teaspoon vanilla
1 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon salt
1 1/2
cups shredded peeled apples (about 2 medium apples)
1/2
cup chopped walnuts
1
quart vanilla or cinnamon ice cream

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch round cake pan with baking spray with flour.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Stir in vanilla, flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Stir in apples and walnuts. Spoon into pan.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool 10 minutes longer. Serve warm with ice cream.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch round cake pan with baking spray with flour.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Stir in vanilla, flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Stir in apples and walnuts. Spoon into pan.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool 10 minutes longer. Serve warm with ice cream.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

The best baking apples are slightly tart. Top choices are Granny Smith, Braeburn, Cortland, Northern Spy and Rome Beauty.

This cake is also delicious cooled and dusted with powdered sugar.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
(
Calories from Fat
230),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
13g,
13%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
115mg
115%;
Sodium
380mg
380%;
Total Carbohydrate
60g
60%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
39g
39%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.