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Ingredients

3 eggs
2 cups granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup oil
3 cups chopped apples (Granny Smith or Jonathan)
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 stick oleo
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup milk

Instructions

Beat eggs, until frothy. Add sugar, then add vanilla. Mix flour, baking soda, salt and oil. Alternate egg and flour mixture, beat well. Add apples and walnuts. Bake in 9x13-inch greased and floured pan for 45 to 60 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool. In sauce pan heat oleo, brown sugar, milk. Bring to a rolling boil. Boil for 2-1/2 minutes. Pour over cooled cake. Serve with Cool Whip.

Janet Parks
Rock Island IL




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