Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Aunt Ora's Fresh Apple Cake

I've been waiting since November for an opportunity to take breakfast to our community group! I finally got our names on the sign-up sheet for this passed Sunday!! I tried this fresh apple cake that one of Russell's aunts baked at our Thanksgiving gathering, and I wanted a chance to make it for our friends. It was a hit!! So, if you were in community group this Sunday, and you liked the breakfast, here's the recipe! It's been in Russell's mom's family at least 4 generations...I can taste why! :)
2.5 Cups Flour
2 Cups Sugar
1 Cup Shortening or Butter
4 Eggs
1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
1 Teaspoon Allspice
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1-2 Tablespoons Vanilla
1/2 Cup Warm Water
3 Medium Apples - peeled and chopped
1/2 Cup Raisins (optional)
Mix sugar and shortening with mixer. Add eggs one at a time, using mixer. Blend in cinnamon, allspice, soda and vanilla. Add flour and water. Stir in chopped apples & raisins (optional). Bake in greased bundt pan at 350 50-60 minutes.


brooke said...

yum! i loved it. thanks for bringing it to community group- and for sharing the recipe!!!

The deVilleneuve's said...

well, we weren't at community group to try this cake, but shireen made it for us tonight and it is delicious! thanks shireen! i can't wait to try it!