Yankee Apple Cake With Lemon Sauce

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

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.

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.


Most Helpful

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

Kittencal@recipezazz December 06, 2007

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