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A moist and truly delicious cake topped with some Cool Whip that will have your guests asking not only for seconds but for the recipe as well. I am always asked to bring this cake to family get togethers. No need to worry about leftovers because there never are any!

Ingredients

1-1/4 cups Crisco oil
2 cups sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts
4 cups chopped apples
3 cups flour
1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg

Instructions

Beat oil, sugar and eggs together until well blended. Stir in vanilla, nuts and apples. Sift together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir dry ingredients into batter until well blended. Pour into a greased 9x13-inch cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 45 minutes.

Ellen Hanson
Cambridge



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