Recipe For Old Fashioned Apple Cake

Ingredients

3 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups white sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 eggs
1 1/4 cups vegetable oil
1/4 cup orange juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup apple – peeled, cored and chopped
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup flaked coconut

6 tablespoons butter
1 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup buttermilk

Directions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan.

In a large bowl, combine flour, 2 cups sugar, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Make a well in the center and pour in the eggs, oil, orange juice and vanilla. Mix well. Stir in the chopped apple, nuts and coconut. Pour into prepared pan.

Bake in the preheated oven for 75 to 90 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Pour glaze over cake and let stand for 1 hour before turning out.

To make the glaze: In a saucepan, combine butter, 1 cup sugar, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda and 1/2 cup buttermilk. Bring to a rolling boil and pour over cake.

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Apple and Onion Dressing

Ingredients

7 cups soft bread cubes
1 cup raisins
3/4 cup butter
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped celery
1 clove garlic, minced
3 cups chopped Granny Smith apple
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon paprika

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly butter a 2 quart casserole dish.

Cover raisins with boiling water and let sit for 5 minutes. Drain well then toss them with the bread cubes.

In a skillet melt the butter and saute the onions, garlic, and celery for about 4 to 5 minutes. Stir the sauteed onions into the bread cube mixture. Add the diced apples, parsley, salt and paprika and stir carefully. Place stuffing mix in the prepared dish or you can alternately place it in a large roaster with your favorite uncooked meat (pork chops, turkey, chicken, etc.).

Bake the dressing at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 40 minutes. If you are baking the dressing with meat cook it until the meat is completely done all the way through.

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Recipe For Dutch Apple Loaf

Ingredients

1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups diced peeled tart apples
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
TOPPING:
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 cup cold butter or margarine

Directions

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in buttermilk and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture. Fold in apples and walnuts. Pour into a greased 9-in. x 5-in. x 3-in. loaf pan.

For topping, combine the sugar, flour and cinnamon in a bowl. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350 degrees F for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.

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Recipe For Top Secret Apple Pie

Ingredients

1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
4 cups tart apples – peeled, cored and chopped
1 cup white sugar
1 cup light brown sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1 tablespoon butter, softened
1 tablespoon turbinado sugar

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C.)

Roll one ball of dough out to fit a 9 inch pie plate. Place bottom crust in pie plate. Roll out top crust and set aside.

In a large bowl, combine sliced apples, white sugar, brown sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, coriander, allspice and cloves. Mix well and pour into pie shell. Dot with remaining tablespoon butter. Cover with top crust, seal edges, and cut away excess dough. Make several small slits in the top to allow steam to escape. Sprinkle top with turbinado sugar.

Bake in the preheated oven for 60 to 90 minutes, or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly.

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Recipe For Apple-Glazed Pork Chops

Ingredients

4 (3/4 inch) thick bone-in pork chops
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup apple cider or apple juice
2 tablespoons brown sugar, divided
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon cold water
2 large tart apples, sliced
1/2 cup sliced onion
2 tablespoons butter or margarine

Directions

In a large skillet, brown pork chops in oil. Add the cider, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, salt, rosemary and thyme. Cover and cook for 7-8 minutes or until meat juices run clear. Combine the cornstarch and water until smooth; add to the skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.

Meanwhile, in another skillet, cook the apples, onion, butter and remaining brown sugar over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until apples are softened. Serve over pork chops.

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How To Make Walnut Apple Dessert

Ingredients

8 cups sliced peeled tart apples
2 1/4 cups packed brown sugar, divided
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup finely chopped walnuts, divided
Vanilla ice cream (optional)

Directions

Place apples in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup brown sugar and cinnamon. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and remaining brown sugar. Add eggs. Stir in flour and 1/2 cup walnuts. Spread over apples. Sprinkle with remaining walnuts.

Bake at 350 degrees F for 45-55 minutes or until the apples are tender. Serve warm with ice cream if desired.

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How To Make Applesauce Barbeque Sauce

Ingredients

1 cup applesauce
1/2 cup ketchup
2 cups unpacked brown sugar
6 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

In a saucepan over medium heat, mix applesauce, ketchup, brown sugar, lemon juice, salt, pepper, paprika, garlic powder, and cinnamon. Bring mixture to a boil. Remove from heat, and cool completely. Use to baste the meat of your choice.

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How To Make Spiced Apple Coffee Cake

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup butter
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs, room temperature
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 apples – peeled, cored and thinly sliced
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon cold butter

Directions

Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9 inch springform pan. Sprinkle sugar in the pan to coat. Whisk together 2 cups of flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg in a bowl.

Beat 1/2 cup butter and 1 cup white sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until light and fluffy. The mixture should be noticeably lighter in color. Add the room-temperature eggs one at a time, allowing each egg to blend into the butter mixture before adding the next. Beat in the vanilla with the last egg. Mix in the flour mixture until just incorporated. Spread into prepared pan.

Top the cake with the sliced apples, arranged in an overlapping spiral pattern. In a small bowl, blend 2 tablespoons flour, brown sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, and butter with fork until crumbly. Sprinkle over the apples.

Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 1 hour. Cool in the pans for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

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How To Make Apple Cake VI

Ingredients

4 apples, sliced
1/2 cup white sugar
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
2 cups white sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1/3 cup orange juice

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 10 inch tube pan. In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine the apples, 1/2 cup of sugar and 1 tablespoon cinnamon. Stir so that the apples are coated.

In a large bowl, combine the 2 cups of sugar, oil and eggs. Mix well. Combine the flour, and baking powder and add to the sugar mixture. Mix until blended. Then stir in the vanilla and orange juice. Pour half of the batter into the prepared pan, top with half of the sliced apples. Pour the other half of the batter over the apples and then top with the remaining apples. Also, pour any juice from the apples onto the cake.

Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a knife inserted into the cake comes out clean. Cover the cake with aluminum foil for the last 15 minutes so that the top will not burn.

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How To Make Bobbing for Apples

Ingredients

1 cup ice cubes
2 fluid ounces Southern Comfort liqueur
1/4 cup apple cider, or as needed

Directions

Fill a highball glass with ice. Pour in Southern Comfort, then fill the rest of the glass with apple cider. Stir before serving.

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