Apple Cake

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Apple Cake

Apple Cake

Apple Cake


2 cups sugar

1 ½ cups vegetable oil

2 eggs

1 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Juice of ½ lemon

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 ¼ teaspoons baking soda

¼ teaspoon nutmeg

½ teaspoon cinnamon

3 cups apples, peeled and chopped

1 cup walnuts

½ cup dates, chopped

½ cup Flake coconut optional

Buttermilk Glaze:

1 cup sugar

½ teaspoon baking soda

1 stick (½ cup) margarine

½ cup buttermilk

1 tablespoon corn syrup


Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Combine sugar, oil, eggs, salt, vanilla and lemon juice in a bowl and beat well. Add the flour, baking soda, nutmeg and cinnamon, and beat. Add the fruit, nuts, dates and coconut and stir well.

Pour into a Bundt pan, and bake for 1 ½ hours.

Combine the glaze ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook for 3 minutes.

Pour the glaze over the hot cake before removing the cake from the pan.

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