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Fresh Apple Cake with Sauce

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Ingredients

Cake:
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 cup sugar
1 egg beaten
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
2 cups finely chopped apples (2-3 apples)
1 teaspoon vanilla
Caramel sauce:
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup water
1/4 cup butter

Instructions

For the cake, mix butter, sugar and egg until creamy. Add and mix remaining cake ingredients in order. Bake in greased 8 or 9-inch pan for 40 minutes at 350 degrees. For the sauce, all caramel sauce ingredients and boil 2 minutes or until thick. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla. Serve hot over pieces of cake.

Alice Henneman
Rock Island



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1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
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