Apple Walnut Cake with Cream Cheese FrostingApples are plentiful this time of year, and this cake is one of my favorite…
Apple Walnut Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
3 large eggs, beaten 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 cups diced unpeeled apples 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts CREAM CHEESE FROSTING: 6 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup butter, softened 1-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
In a large bowl, beat together eggs, sugar, oil and vanilla.
Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt; mix into the batter.
Fold in apples and nuts.
Spread into a 13×9-in.
Bake at 325° for 50-60 minutes or until cake tests done.
For the frosting, combine all ingredients in a small bowl.
Whip until smooth and spread over cake.
Nutrition Facts 1 piece:
- 409 calories, 18g fat (5g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 268mg sodium, 58g carbohydrate (42g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.