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Dutch Apple Cake

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"This is another great cake for the fall. When apples are plentiful and delicious there are so many ways to thank mother nature for its bounty. I pick a lot of the wild apples in the fall, and turn them into great desserts."
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Ingredients

servings 193
Original recipe yields 15 servings (7 x 11 inch cake)

Directions

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  1. Sift flour with baking powder and salt.
  2. In a large bowl, cream shortening and 1 cup sugar until light. Beat in egg and vanilla until fluffy. Add sifted ingredients to the creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with the sifted ingredients. Spread the batter into a greased 7 x 11 inch baking pan.
  3. Place apple pieces in rows on the batter with the sharp edges pressed in slightly. Sprinkle 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon on top.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 50 to 60 minutes, or until the apples are tender and the cake tests done.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 193 calories; 7.6 29.8 2.2 13 185 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This cake turned out great! Lovely, light and very delicious! I made a couple substitutions to it though - instead of 1/2 cup shortening I used 1/2 cup butter and I used 1 cup (packed) brown s...

Most helpful critical review

I found the dough too sweet and not stiff enough. The fruit fell right through to the bottom.

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This cake turned out great! Lovely, light and very delicious! I made a couple substitutions to it though - instead of 1/2 cup shortening I used 1/2 cup butter and I used 1 cup (packed) brown s...

I made this apple cake with apples that had been hanging aroung the kitchen and it was so moist and delicious. The cinnamon and sugar combo added to the top really gave it a great gooey flavor....

This cake is DIVINE! I made it in a 9x11 pan and used three granny smith apples. My family managed to eat the entire thing within one hour of it coming out of the oven! It was soooo good. Cr...

This was sooooo good. My sister made it last night and my family devoured it all within an hour of coming out of the oven. I was astonished when I came to have a piece and there was barely any...

This was a nice cake. I made it in a smaller tube pan and put the apples some butter brown sugar and some cinnamon on the bottom then put batter on top. The apples and brown sugar made a nice gl...

This is a wonderful dessert. Due to my husband's wheat allergy I made some changes to make it without eggs. dairy or wheat. I used egg substitute, soy milk and gluten free flour mix. I used brow...

I also added chopped apples to the batter (trying to use them up)and added cinnamon and cloves. Was very good. A good breakfast idea.

Lovely light and not too sweet cake. I added some chopped apple in the batter as another reviewer had suggested and I ended up using 4 small apples all up, would probably add even more next tim...

I made this last night, I didn't have shortening, so I used margarine, used 1/4 c. brown sugar and the rest splenda instead of sugar and almond flavoring because I had no vanilla. I also used sp...