Pella Chronicle

October 18, 2013

Kentucky Apple Cake


The Chronicle

Pella —

CREAM IN A LARGE BOWL OR STAND

MIXER:
2 stick margarine
2 c sugar
ADD:
2 large eggs
IN A SEPARATE BOWL, COMBINE:
2 1/2 c all purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/8 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon
ADD DRY INGREDIENTS TO THE

MARGARINE MIXTURE. MIX IN:
3 c finely chopped apples
1 c chopped walnuts
2-3 Tbsp milk
GLAZE
3/4 c sugar
1/2 c margarine
1/4 c buttermilk
1 Tbsp light corn syrup
1/4 tsp baking soda
1 tsp real vanilla extract

Follow the above steps to make the cake batter.

Grease and flour a 9x13 pan Spread apple cake batter evenly in pan.

Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes to 1 hour, or until a toothpick comes out without raw batter on it.

While cake is baking, combine all the glaze ingredients except the vanilla in a medium pan. Stir and cook to a rolling boil. Remove from heat and add 1 teaspoon of vanilla.
 
Pour and spread glaze over hot cake as soon as the cake is removed from the oven.
 
Let cake cool completely before serving. The longer it sits, the better it gets!