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Yum-Yum Apple Cake

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1 cup flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup white sugar
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups sliced apples
2 teaspoons cinnamon
3 tablespoons softened butter
1/3 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 cup nuts


Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar into a bowl. Add beaten egg, milk and vanilla. Beat for 1 minute. Pour into greased and floured 8-inch square cake pan. Arrange sliced apples evenly on top of batter. Mix together the cinnamon, softened butter, brown sugar and nuts. Sprinkle over top of apples. Bake at 350 for 30 to 40 minutes. Serve warm with whipped topping.

Mary Schrock, Seaton

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