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RECIPE: Apple Cake with Hot Buttered Rum Topping

20 years ago

It will soon be apple picking time and this is a recipe that has been a favorite of ours for many years.

2c peeled, grated apples

2c sugar

1/2c shortening

2 c flour

2 eggs

2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp nutmeg

1/2c chopped, toasted pecans

Cream shortening and sugar- add eggs and gradually beat in remaining ingredients.

Pour into a Pam sprayed 9x13" pan and bake in a 375° oven for 35-40 min. til tests done. Cool.


1c sugar

1/2c butter

1/2c heavy cream

1 tsp vanilla

1T rum or 1 tsp rum extract.

Heat first three ingredients til sugar dissolves and and flavorings.

I serve the cooled cake with the warm topping.


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