One of the best apple cakes around. It is very moist, keeps well, and has the 'icing' baked on. The topping is like a thin layer of cheesecake and is good when baked on a carrot cake too.
- Melt butter, stir in sugar and eggs.
- Add flour and baking soda alternately with buttermilk, mixing well.
- Fold in apples, raisins, and pecans.
- Spread batter into well greased (or sprayed) 13 x 9 baking pan.
- Topping: Mix and put on cake BEFORE baking.
- Bake in a 350º oven for 45 minutes.