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Apple Cake with Walnuts and Lemon Sauce

Apple Cake with Walnuts and Lemon Sauce

The flavor of tart-sweet apple shines through in this easy dessert with a tart lemon sauce.

70 min Prep: 30 min Cook: 40 min
Serves: 9 Save

Ingredients (15)

  • ¼ oz Cooking Spray
  • 8 T Butter
  • 1½ cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • ½ tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 2 Tart Apples
  • 1 cup Chopped Walnuts
  • 2 tsp Cornstarch
  • ¼ cup Evaporated Milk
  • 1 tsp Fresh Lemon Juice
  • or 1 tsp Bottled Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Coat a 9-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  2. Cream 5 tablespoons butter and 1 cup sugar. Add egg and beat well. Stir in flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, apples and walnuts. Batter will be stiff. Spoon into prepared pan; smooth top. Bake about 35 minutes.
  3. Combine remaining 3 tablespoons butter, 1/2 cup sugar, cornstarch and evaporated milk in a saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice and vanilla. Pour over hot cake. Serve warm.