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Apple Pound Cake

"An apple cider glaze makes each slice of this rich pound cake nice and sweet. It's a favorite fall treat at our house. --Mary Martin, Madison, North Carolina"
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1 h 35 m servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings

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  1. In a mixing bowl, combine sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla; mix well. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg; add to egg mixture and mix well. Stir in apples, almonds and raisins. Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 15 minutes before removing from pan to a wire tack to cool completely.
  3. In a saucepan, combine glaze ingredients; cook over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Prick top of cake with a fork; drizzle with glaze.

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This cake is great.I did add 1/2 more spices than listed and added 2 tbs orange juice as suggested by someone else.I also added about 1/4 cup chopped almonds to the glaze.I glazed the cake while...

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When I think of pound cake, I think of a cake generally made with butter, with a compact, moist and tender crumb, a great choice for sculpted(carved) cakes because its sturdy, dense structure le...

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This cake is great.I did add 1/2 more spices than listed and added 2 tbs orange juice as suggested by someone else.I also added about 1/4 cup chopped almonds to the glaze.I glazed the cake while...

When I think of pound cake, I think of a cake generally made with butter, with a compact, moist and tender crumb, a great choice for sculpted(carved) cakes because its sturdy, dense structure le...

Our family liked this quite a lot. While the batter was stiff, I found that if I let it sit a few minutes after adding the apples, raisins and nuts (I used walnuts, was what I had), it loosened...

I made this in a bundt pan last week for the first time, and my household guests ate it up with huuuuge raves! It was fantastic!! Tonight i made it differently, substitutung half the oil with ...

Excellant this is a keeper for me! I didn't have all for the topping so just made a cream cheese glaze over it. Very very good! 5 stars plus! And liked the almond flavor but am going to try this...

I had a couple of problems. First the cake fell apart when I tried to remove it from pan. You need to cool it much longer than 15 min. Also, the glaze wasn't a glaze. It's like a syrup. I f...

I recently went to an apple orchard so I had a ton of left over apples that I need to use. This cake was very good!! I added a little more apples than asked for and I also added nutmeg and allsp...

This a very oily cake..I followed the recipe,..and I think with cutting the oil in half with butter or apple sauce..might work fine, but I wont make this again without some changes and I have ma...

I followed the recipe for the most part. The only changes I made were using 1/4 cup of apple cider in the batter, and using some of the leftover chopped apples in the glaze. I sauted them in a l...