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WASHINGTON APPLE CAKE

Adapted from the Captain Whidbey Inn


3 eggs

2 cups sugar

1 cup oil

2 cups flour

2 teaspoons cinnamon

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 cup chopped walnuts   

4 cups thinly sliced tart apples



Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Beat eggs until thick and light

Combine the sugar and oil, and pour into the eggswith a mixer on medium

Stir together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt and to the egg mixture with the vanilla

Stir in the walnuts

Spread the apples in a buttered 13x9x2 inch pan

Pour the batter over the apples

Bake for one hour cool

Spread with Cream Cheese Icing (recipe follows)


8 ounces cream cheese

1/4 cup butter

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 pound powdered sugar


Beat together cheese, butter, and vanilla

Gradually add the sugar until fully smooth


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