Saturday, April 27, 2013

Caramel Apple Cake recipe

 We're having this old family favorite recipe for dessert tonight - yum :-)

  Caramel Apple Cake


1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup margarine or butter, softened
3 eggs
1 1/2 cups (2 to 3 medium) finely chopped peeled apples
1/2 to 1 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup raisins , if desired

2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup margarine or butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 to 5 teaspoons milk



Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13 x 9-inch pan. In large bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, salt, baking powder, baking soda, 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 3/4 cup margarine and eggs beat 3 minutes at medium speed. Stir in apples, nuts and raisins. Pour batter into greased and floured pan.

Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

In small bowl, blend all frosting ingredients, adding enough milk for desired spreading consistency. Spread over cooled cake.

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