Apple CakeIOWA”We are retired and not longer have an orchard, but we bury crisp apples each…
1/4 cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 medium tart apples, peeled and grated 1/2 cup chopped walnuts BUTTER SAUCE: 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
Preheat oven to 350°.
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar.
Beat in egg and vanilla.
Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg; gradually add to creamed mixture.
Stir in apples and walnuts.
Pour into a greased 8-in.
square baking dish.
Bake 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Meanwhile, in a saucepan, melt butter.
Stir in sugars and cream.
Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Serve over warm cake.
Nutrition Facts 1 slice:
- 443 calories, 21g fat (11g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 379mg sodium, 61g carbohydrate (48g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.