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Dried Apple Stack Cake

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"This is an easy to make spice cake filled with the exciting flavors of dried apple, pecans, coconut and currants. Apple butter serves as the icing. It tastes fabulous!"
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1 h servings 486
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 2 layer cake)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease bottoms of two 9 inch round layer cake pans.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the spice cake mix, dried apples, pecans, coconut, currants, eggs, brown sugar, vanilla extract and butter. Pour the mixture into the cake pans.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  4. Split each cake layer into four sections. Spread apple butter between the sections and reassemble layers.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 486 calories; 23.4 65.9 5.8 67 378 Full nutrition

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Use cold cubed butter. I had to add 2 TBL buttermilk. Chop fruits fine or bake 4 layers instead of 2 and splitting them. The larger chunks of apples and nuts makes it harder to slice the layer...

This cake is delicious! I had some dried apples I needed to use up so I used 2 heaping cupfuls and omitted the pecans, coconut, and currants. I melted the butter (didn't know if I was supposed t...

I wanted to make something for a bake sale benefit and strangely enough had the random items to make this. My only confusion was whether to add the water the cake mix calls for. It seemed like...

Every time I try using a cake mix, I wind up being disappointed. I hope I've finally learned my lesson.