Monday, April 11, 2016

Raw Apple Cake (1975)

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup shortening
Sift dry ingredients together:
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 tspns baking soda
  • 1 tspn each nutmeg, allspice, salt
Fold the egg-sugar mixture into the dry ingredients, while alternately adding 3/4 cup buttermilk.

Mix gently, then add 3 cup diced apples.  Bake in greased, floured 9"x15" pan at 350 degrees until golden brown, about 1-1/4 hours.  While cake is still hot, drizzle on cake glaze.

Glaze for Raw Apple Cake
Boil together for 1 minute:
  • 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tbspns butter
  • 2 tbspns water
Add 1 tspn vanilla after boiling. 

(Origin - "Church of the Good Shepherd Cookbook" by the Cookbook Committee; Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1975.  Recipe was by Norma Erne.)

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