RECIPE: Apple Cake with Hot Buttered Rum Topping
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
2 c flour
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 375Â° oven for 35-40 min. til tests done. Cool.
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.