Apple Cake with Raisins

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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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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs
Servings:
50
Yield:
2 to 15 - x inch sheet pans

Ingredients

  • 3 ½ cups apples - peeled, cored, and coarsely chopped

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • ½ cup water

  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1 cup margarine, melted

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup raisins

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar

  • 3 tablespoons hot water

  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  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
6g Fat
23g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 50
Calories 143
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 82mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 9mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 58mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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