Features of "Apple Barn Apple Cake"
Ingredients for "Apple Barn Apple Cake"
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8 med apples, cored, peeled and finely chopped (about 8 cups)
Juice of 1 lemon (optional)
2 cup sugar
2 cup flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup butter or margarine
2 x eggs, beaten
1 cup walnuts or almonds, chopped
Cup butter or margarine
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup water
2 tbl cornstarch
Method of cooking "Apple Barn Apple Cake"
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Add lemon juice to chopped apples to prevent discoloration. Set aside. Sift together sugar, flour, soda and cinnamon. Cut in butter or margarine with pastry blender or your fingertips. Stir in eggs. Add apples and mix into lumpy cake batter. Lightly grease 9-by-13 inch baking pan and pour in batter. Bake 25 minutes, until cake pulls away from sides of pan. Remove and let cool several minutes before turning out onto a cake rack. Dust with powdered sugar and serve as coffee cake or cover with brown sugar topping. For topping Melt butter or margarine in saucepan. Remove from heat and add sugar. Mix cornstarch in water and add to sugar mixture. Bring to low boil, stirring constantly until thick. Spread on cake.