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Black Walnut Apple Cake

Thom Hackett
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Servings: 6







1 cup all-purpose flour, stir before measuring
1 cup whole wheat flour
cup granulated sugar
1 cup light brown sugar, packed
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
teaspoon baking soda
cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 eggs
2 cups finely chopped peeled apples
1 cup chopped walnuts

Cooking Method

In a large mixing bowl...

  1. Blend all ingredients except chopped apples and walnuts with electric mixer.

  2. Stir in chopped apples and nuts.

  3. Pour into a generously greased and floured cake pan or tube pan.

Bake at 325 for 55 to 65 minutes, until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

  1. Cool in pan for 15 minutes.

  2. Turn out onto serving plate to cool completely.

  3. Drizzle with a vanilla glaze

Vanilla Glaze:

  1. cup confectioners' sugar

  2. teaspoon vanilla

  3. 2 to 3 tablespoons milk

  4. Blend all ingredients until smooth.

Drizzle over cake.

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