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Why I Love This Recipe

I love apples in the fall. This is a wonderful Apple-Walnut Cake that I found in a magazine. I suggest using melted butter instead of oil.

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Apple-Walnut Cake with Cider SauceBy Woman's Day Kitchen from Woman's

Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 3 hours

2 cups sugar

1 cup plus 2 Tbsp vegetable oil

1⁄4 cup apple cider

3 large eggs

2 tsp vanilla extract

1 tsp each cinnamon, nutmeg and baking soda

1⁄2 tsp salt

3 cups flour

2 large Granny Smith apples (3 1⁄2 cups), peeled, cored and sliced

1 1⁄2 cups chopped walnuts

Cider Sauce

2 cups apple cider

1⁄4 cup packed brown sugar

1 Tbsp cornstarch

1 Tbsp butter

1 tsp vanilla extract



1. Heat oven to 350ºF. Coat a 10-in. tube pan with removable tube insert with nonstick spray.

2. Whisk sugar, oil, apple cider, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda and salt in a large bowl until blended.

3. Stir in flour until blended. Stir in apples and walnuts.

4. Scrape mixture into prepared pan. Bake 1 hour and 10 to 20 minutes.

5. Let cool in pan on wire rack 1 hour. Remove sides of pan. Cool completely before lifting cake off bottom of pan.

6. Cider Sauce: Whisk cider, brown sugar and cornstarch in a medium saucepan until blended. Place over medium-high heat and bring to a boil, whisking occasionally. Boil 1 minute or until slightly thickened. Remove from heat and add butter and vanilla; stir until butter melts. Let cool to warm or refrigerate until serving

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