Sour Cream Apple Cake

Apple Cake Ingredients
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    50 mins
This apple cake is made with chopped fresh apples, butter, cinnamon, and sour cream.

What You'll Need

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 cups finely chopped & peeled apples
  • Whipping cream, whipped

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine first flour, butter, and brown sugar. Blend together until crumbly, using a mixer on low speed. Stir in chopped pecans. Press 2 3/4 cups of the crumb mixture into an ungreased 13X9-inch pan.
  3. To the remaining mixture add cinnamon, soda, salt, sour cream, vanilla and egg. Blend well with mixer. Stir in the chopped apples. Spoon evenly over the crumb layer.
  1. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  2. Cut into squares and serve with whipped cream or ice cream, if desired. Serve warm or cold.

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