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Ingredients

3/4 cup butter or margarine
1-1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs, beaten
2-1/2 cups flour
1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
3/4 cup double strength coffee (cooled)
3 cups chopped apples
1 teaspoon vanilla
Topping:
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Instructions

Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs. Add dry ingredients alternately with coffee. Add apples and vanilla. Pour in 9x13-inch greased and floured cake pan. Sprinkle brown sugar and nuts. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Test for doneness. If cake is not done, bake a little longer.

Joyce Will
Geneseo



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