01/02/2017 Spicy Apple Cake with Vanilla Butter Frosting

Spicy Apple Cake with Vanilla Butter Frosting

Recipe Courtesy of Cindy Schumacher

1/3 cup boiling water
2 cups finely chopped pared apples
2 cups all-purpose flour
1¼ cups sugar
1¼ tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 tsp. ground cloves
½ cup vegetable oil
3 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts

Pour boiling water on apples in large mixer bowl. Heat oven to 350. Grease and flour a 9 X 13 pan.
Beat apples and remaining ingredients on low speed, scraping bowl occasionally, 2 minutes. Pour into pan. Bake until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, 45 to 50 minutes. Cool and frost.

Vanilla Butter Frosting

3 cups powdered sugar sifted
1/3 cup margarine or butter softened
1½ tsp. vanilla
2 Tbsp. milk

Mix powdered sugar and butter. Stir in vanilla and milk, beating until frosting is smooth and of spreading consistency.