You are here: Home » Recipes » Fresh Apple Cake with Hot Buttered Rum Sauce Fresh Apple Cake with Hot Buttered Rum Sauce Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 12 to 15 servings This dessert is very rich and special. PrintEmail Ingredients Cake:1/2 cup butter2 cups sugar2 -- eggs2 cups sifted all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder3/4 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon nutmeg1/2 teaspoon cinnamon3 -- Washington Delicious apples, pared, cored and chopped1 1/2 cups chopped nutsSauce:1 cup sugar1/2 cup butter1/2 cup half-and-half3 teaspoons rum extract Instructions To prepare the cake. Cream butter, gradually add sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time. Sift together flour, baking powder, soda, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon. Gradually add to egg mixture. Dough will be fairly stiff. Stir in apples and nuts. Turn into buttered 9×13-inch pan. Bake at 325F for 55 to 70 minutes. To prepare the sauce. Combine sugar, butter and cream. Warm over low heat, stirring occasionally, until hot. Stir in um extract. Serve over cake and top with whipped cream. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Little Rocks’ Traditions, A Taste of the Good Life (Junior League of Little Rock Publications, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1983).