Monday, September 24, 2012

Monday Munchies ~ Fresh Apple Pound Cake


Keeping with the Harvest and Mabon theme here is another of my favorite recipes for this time of celebration
  • 2 cups sugar                                        
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil                              
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs                                          
  • 3 cups firm apples, diced
  • 3 cups plain flour                                    
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  1. Mix together sugar and oil.
  2. Add eggs and beat well.
  3. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Add to oil mixture.
  5. Stir in vanilla, apples, nuts, and mix well.
  6. Pour batter into a greased 9 inch tube pan
  7. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour and 20 minutes or until cake is done.
Icing:
  • 1 stick margarine                                          
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup light brown sugar                                  
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Heat margarine and sugar together over low heat. Add milk and let come to a full boil. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Drizzle over the cake.

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