Lemon Frosted Apple Cake

Lemon Frosted Apple Cake
Lemon Frosted Apple Cake

Ingredients

  • 3                 cups sifted white flour
  • 1                 tsp salt
  • ½                tsp ground cloves
  • ½                tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3                 cups grated golden delicious apples
  • 2                 tsp baking soda
  • ½                cup butter
  • 2                 cups sugar
  • 2                 eggs
  • 1                 cup chopped nuts
  • ½                cup finely chopped walnuts (for garnish)

Lemon Butter Frosting (recipe follows)

Instructions

  1. Grease and flour two 9 x 1½ inch cake pans or one 13 x 9 inch Baking pan. Preheat oven to Moderate (350 degrees)
  2. Sift flour, salt, cloves and cinnamon onto wax paper.
  3. Combine grated apples with Baking Soda in a medium size bowl.
  4. Beat butter, sugar and eggs in a large bowl with electric mixer on high until well blended and fluffy.
  5. Stir in flour mixture alternating with apple mixture, beating between addition until batter is smooth. Stir in nuts. Pour into prepared pans.
  6. Bake for 30 min. for layers or 40 min. for the larger pan, or until centre springs back when lightly pressed with fingertip.
  7. Cool completely in a pan on a wire rack
  8. Fill and frost with Lemon Butter Cream or for larger layer, frost top and sides; pat finely chopped walnuts around side of cake, if you wish.

Lemon Butter Frosting

  • 4             oz butter
  • 1             lb icing sugar
  • 1             lemon
  1. In a medium size bowl beat butter until soft.
  2. Add icing sugar alternating with lemon rind and lemon juice from the lemon until smooth and spreadable..

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