Aunt Lydia's Apple Cake

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This recipe was originated by my aunt about 60 years ago. It can be served for a breakfast treat or for dinner with a scoop of ice cream. It took many years before she released this absolutely delicious cake recipe.

1
Servings:
24
Yield:
1 - 9x13 inch pan

Ingredients

  • 7 apples - peeled, cored and sliced

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup butter

  • 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast

  • ¼ cup warm water

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • 2 egg yolks

  • ½ cup tapioca

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Sift flour and salt together into a medium bowl. Cut in butter as for pie crust to pea sized pieces. Set aside.

  3. Put warm water and 1 teaspoon sugar in a large bowl. Add yeast. Let dissolve. Add slightly beaten egg yolks to yeast mixture.

  4. Add flour mixture and gently mix until mixture forms a ball. Divide in half. Use one-half for bottom and one-half for top crust. Roll out one crust to fit a 9x13 inch ungreased pan. Sprinkle tapioca over dough.

  5. Fill with sliced apples, piled high. Sprinkle with mixture of 3/4 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon.

  6. Roll top crust to fit pan. Put top over apples, seal in around pan, tucking top under (do not flute). Do not prick.

  7. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes. While still slightly warm, frost with butter frosting.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

167 Calories
8g Fat
23g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 167
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 153mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 65mg 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.