• Cooking Time: 45
  • Servings: 12
  • Preparation Time: 10


While shopping at Costco, a free cookbook was offered. Of course, I had to have it. "In The Kitchen The Costco Way" is full of wonderful looking recipes. I changed this one ever so slightly because I used butter instead of shortening and buttermilk instead of milk and vinegar (sour milk = 1 cup milk+1 Tbsp. vinegar). It would be nice served with a dollop of whipped cream on top.


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups peeled and thinly sliced Granny Smith Apples
  • Topping:
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts


  • Preheat your oven to 350degrees F. Grease a 12 x 9-inch baking pan.
  • Combine the flour, eggs, brown sugar, white sugar, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, butter and buttermilk in a large mixing bowl using an electric beater on low speed. Mix until well blended.
  • Fold in the apples and pour into prepared baking pan.
  • Prepare the topping by mixing all the topping ingredients. Sprinkle over the top of the cake batter.
  • Bake in preheated oven 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Author Credit: Holtzinger Fruit and Costco

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