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Apple Cake with Raisins

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"This is a dense and moist apple cake, almost like a carrot cake made with apples, which could be served as dessert, brunch, or morning coffee treat."
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2 h servings 143
Original recipe yields 50 servings (2 - 10 x 15 inch sheet pans)


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  1. In a medium bowl, mix the apples and sugar. Let stand about 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 10x15 inch baking pans.
  3. Stir the water into the bowl with apples. Blend eggs and margarine in a small bowl, and mix with the apples. Mix in the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Stir in the raisins and walnuts. Transfer to the prepared pans.
  4. Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool slightly before turning out of pans.
  5. In a medium bowl, blend confectioners' sugar, hot water, and vanilla extract. Drizzle over the cakes while still warm.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 143 calories; 5.5 23 1.6 7 82 Full nutrition

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I was hesitant in trying this recipe because of the amount of sugar and margarine called for, but still wanted to give it a try. I did change the recipe a little, used butter instead of margarin...

Great recipe! I messed with it a bit too much and it ended up taking over 2 hours to cook! Totally my fault though... I first soaked the raisins in Appleton rum, then I added an instant buttersc...