Yankee Apple Cake With Lemon Sauce

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by echo echo

Works best with Granny Smith or other tart apples. Don't cut apple slices real thin or you'll have too many. I use an electric mixer, but batter can be mixed by hand with a wooden spoon.

Top Review by Kittencalrecipezazz

I am not going to rate this recipe as the cake baked out too hard, it baked out more like a biscuit mabey because there was very little butter in it? since I was a little learly about the butter amount before making this cake I only used 2 apples and omitted the lemon sauce, thanks echo!...Kitten

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift together dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, 3 Tbs sugar and salt).
  2. Cut butter into dry mixture.
  3. Add egg and milk and mix well.
  4. Pour batter into a greased 8 X 8-inch pan. Cover top with neat rows of apple slices.
  5. Mix 2 Tbs sugar with cinnamon & sprinkle over apples.
  6. Bake 25-30 minutes at 400°F
  7. Shortly before serving, make lemon sauce: Mix sugar, cornstarch and salt. Stir in boiling water gradually. Bring to a boil. Cook until thick & clear, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in lemon zest and juice and butter until butter melts.
  8. Serve cake with hot lemon sauce.

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