Fresh Apple Cake

Have you taken advantage of the bounty of fresh apples this fall season?

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If not, this is a pretty easy and quick dessert to make.

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You probably already have most of the ingredients on hand, so go get some apples and let’s get started!

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RECIPE

  • 3 large Granny Smith apples
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • butter for greasing the pan

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a springform pan generously with butter.

Peel and core the apples.

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Slice into bite-sized pieces. In a medium mixing bowl toss apples with lemon juice thoroughly to coat. Set aside.

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In a larger mixing bowl, whisk the eggs until frothy.

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Gradually whisk in sugar, mixing thoroughly to ensure the sugar dissolves into the eggs.

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With a mixing spoon, stir the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg into the egg mixture.

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Stir until just combined.  Add apples into batter,

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and mix only until apples are coated.

Pour batter into pan, and spread evenly.

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Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Remove from oven,

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and allow to cool before removing the springform and serving. Dust with powdered sugar or garnish with whipped cream.

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~Recipe adapted from Rural Missouri Newspaper

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