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Apple Cake and Butter Sauce

Rated as 4.61 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe for a cake made with fresh apples makes great brunch dish served with a creamy butter sauce."
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Ingredients

servings 403 cals
Original recipe yields 10 servings (1 - 8 inch cake)

Directions

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  1. Peel, core, and grate the apples.
  2. Cream together 1 cup sugar and 1/4 cup butter or margarine. Stir in the grated apples and eggs. Sift together flour, salt, soda, nutmeg, and cinnamon; mix into the apple mixture. Pour batter into an ungreased 9 inch glass pie plate.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 50 minutes. Remove from oven.
  4. Place 1/2 cup butter or margarine, 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup cream, and vanilla in the top pan of a double boiler. Heat and stir until sugar has dissolved and butter or margarine has melted. Serve over apple cake.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 403 calories; 19.5 g fat; 56.1 g carbohydrates; 3.1 g protein; 90 mg cholesterol; 301 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I was looking for something "autumny" to match the weather and this sounded good. Although we only had one apple in the house (we added 2 tablespoons oil so it didn't turn out dry), it was awes...

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First of all, the picture doesn't look like it was made in a glass pie plate. Secondly, I don't understand why we were not to grease the pie plate. All in all, I was disappointed in the cake and...

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I was looking for something "autumny" to match the weather and this sounded good. Although we only had one apple in the house (we added 2 tablespoons oil so it didn't turn out dry), it was awes...

This is a great recipe and it is very easy to make. My family loved it! Try adding a tablespoon of Amaretto to the butter sauce.

This turned out great! I grated the apples on a cheese grater and used 1 tbl of applesauce to make it extra moist. The sauce was so tasty but it made about twice the amount one would possibly ne...

This recipe was fabulous! I added an extra apple and the cake was so moist! The icing made too much, though. Next time I will divide the icing ingredients in half and maybe substitute vanilla fo...

Dicing the apples allows you to enjoy their flavor and texture more. Still, this cake got rave reviews from everyone who tasted it.

So moist and yummy!! Everyone loves it- my children, my mother my husband our guests...etc... A must have!!! The sauce really makes the recipe!!

This is by far the best ever coffee cake I have had the pleasure of baking! It is moist and quite flavourful and that butter sauce is "to die for"!!! It is quite easy to make and oh so worth it!...

We celebrated my mom's 75th birthday today. Went out for Mexican food and margaritas and came home and had this for dessert. I baked the cake earlier but did not feel like shredding the apples...

I added 1 extra apple that was diced instead of grated. Everyone thought the cake was moist and delicious warm. Be sure to stir the sauce enough to completely dissolve the sugar. Very good!