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FRESH APPLE CAKE
Desserts
Contributed by: Dana Prillaman
Ingredients:
  • For the cake:
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 11â�„2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1â�„4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1â�„4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. soda
  • 3 cups sifted plain flour
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 cup chopped fresh apples
  • 1 cup coconut
  • For the glaze:
  • 1 stick margarine
  • 11â�„2 cups sugar
  • 1â�„2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp. soda
For the cake:
Mix together the sugar, oil, eggs (beat separately before adding to mixture) and orange juice. Add cinnamon, salt, soda, flour and vanilla and mix well. Fold in the nuts, apples and coconut. Pour into a greased tube pan and bake for 11�2 hours; leave cake in the pan.

For the glaze:
Melt the margarine in a saucepan. Mix in other ingredients and bring to a rapid boil. Remove from heat and pour over the cake when it is just out of the oven. Let stand in the pan for one hour before removing.
(This recipe was contributed as part of a "Cook of the Week" feature.)

 
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