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Orange Apple Cake

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Pumpkin pie spice 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Vegetable shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Grated pared apples 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Orange cream frosting 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed)
Directions

1. Grease bottoms of three 8-inch layer cake pans.
2. Measure flour, pumpkin pie spice] baking powder, soda and salt into sifter.
3. Beat shortening with sugar until fluffy in the large bowl of electric mixer at medium speed. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time, until fluffy again, then stir in apples and vanilla.
4. Sift in flour mixture, adding alter nately with milk, and stirring just until blended; fold in raisins and walnuts Pour into prepared pans.
5. Bake in moderate oven (350°) 35 minutes, or until centers spring back when lightly pressed with fingertip Cool layers in pans on wire racks 5 minutes; loosen around edges with a knife; turn out onto racks. Cool layers completely on wire racks.
6. Put layers together with orange cream frosting; then frost side:, making deep swirls.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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