Apple-nut coffee cake

Yield: 12 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Flour
1 teaspoon Baking powder
1 teaspoon Baking soda
¼ teaspoon Salt
1 cup Sugar
½ cup Shortening
2 Eggs
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 cup Sour cream
2 cups Chopped apples
¼ cup Water
½ cup Chopped nuts
½ cup Brown sugar
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
2 teaspoons Butter; melted

Stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda & salt. Cream sugar & shortening. Beat into creamed mixture the eggs & vanilla. Add this to flour mixture along with sour cream, adding alternately. In small pan simmer apples with water just until slightly soft. Do not cook too long. Fold in apples. Pour batter into round, greased & floured cake pans. Combine nuts, brown sugar & cinnamon. Pour melted butter over these & stir. Sprinkle mixture over tops of bread. Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes. This makes a great holiday gift for a special friend. Bake in aluminum cake pans, wrap with plastic wrap & tie with Christmas red ribbon. May be made ahead of time & frozen.


From <Simply Southern>, the Desoto School Mothers' Assn, Helena-West Helena, AR 72390. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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