Mennonite Apple Dapple Cake

"This recipe appeared in the September 2008 issue of 'Taste of the South' magazine and it hails from the 'Mennonite Country-Style Recipes book. It is a little different than the other posted 'Zaar recipes, saving it here for later use!! **Be sure to read my note about 'Vanilla' at the bottom of this recipe!!"
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Ready In:
1hr 25mins
1 cake




  • Preheat the oven to 350*, Grease a 9 inch tube or Bundt pan and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl beat eggs with an electric mixer. Add the vanilla and sugar, beating well.
  • MIx 1/4 cup flour with the apples, nuts and coconut and set aside. Add remaining dry ingredients to the egg mixture and combine. Fold the fruit mixture into the batter and pour into the prepared pan. Bake for 70 minutes, remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes. Remove cake from pan. Meanwhile combine topping ingredients in a saucepan and boil for 2-3 minutes, pour hot topping over warm cake.
  • **This recipe can also be baked in a 13x9 inch pan plus a 9x5 loaf pan for 40-45 minutes.
  • ** I love to bake, bake professionally, and have found Mexican Vanilla to be more aromatic and tastier than most brands in the stores. I order it my the case, yes, 12 quarts about every two years. The brand that I buy is 'LaVencedora' and I was introduced to it in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It is available on line by searching the name, try it, you will never use any other vanilla!

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