Yummy Apple Cake from Linda Shook

1 ½ cup sugar
3/4 cup shortening
2 eggs
2 ½ cup flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon salt
3 cups peeled & diced apples
1/2 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup warm coffee
½ cup chopped walnuts (optional)

Cream sugar & shortening, add eggs & beat mixture.

Combine flour, soda, 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon & salt.

Gradually add to sugar, shortening & egg mixture, alternately with coffee.

Fold in diced apples & nuts.

Combine brown sugar and ½ teaspoon cinnamon and sprinkle over top of mixture.

Bake in greased & floured pan at 350* for 45 minutes.


5 responses to “Yummy Apple Cake from Linda Shook

  1. I always make this in the morning, using that last bit of coffee left in the bottom of the pot. It makes the house smell delightful.

  2. Wow. This really looks yummy! And I’ve got a bag full of apples off the tree just looking for a good recipe. 🙂 Thanks, Linda!

  3. Wow! Real ‘Coffee cake’! Gotta try this one!

  4. Yummy, now this is my sort of recipe and will making this week, definitely. Thanks.

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