Aunt Mary's Apple Cake

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Chef Kate

My friend Robin's Aunt Mary, both of whose parents were born in Hungary, was a legendary cook. This is one of her cakes--a very moist and delightful cake.

Top Review by Rita~

Yes! Kate this sure is a very moist and delightful tasty cake. I did top it with a streusel topping which gave this moist cake a nice crunch. I did use walnuts in the cake and added cardamom. Yum! Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat over to 350 degrees F.
  2. Sprinkle apples with sugar and let stand.
  3. Mix beaten egg and butter.
  4. Sift in flour, soda, salt and cinnamon and mix very well.
  5. Fold into apples and make sure the apples are well and evenly coated.
  6. Mix in raisins and, if desired, nuts.
  7. Note: we use raisins which have been soaked in bourbon.
  8. Note 2: If using regular raisins, make sure you plump them in warm water or rum or the like, then drain before adding.
  9. Place in a buttered 8" x 8" square baking dish or in a buttered bundt pan and bake for about 50 minutes.
  10. Cool briefly on rack in pan; turn out of the pan and allow to cool to room temperature on a rack.

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