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Nobby Apple Cake

Yield one 8 - inch cake


  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups peeled, diced cooking apples
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • Whipped cream or ice cream (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add egg, beating well.

  2. Combine 3/4 cup flour, baking powder, salt, and spices; add to creamed mixture, beating at low speed of electric mixer just until blended. Stir in vanilla (batter will be thick). Dredge apples and pecans in remaining 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons flour; fold into batter.

  3. Spoon batter into a greased and floured 8 - inch square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 45 to 50 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve warm with whipped cream or ice cream, if desired.

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