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Apple Cake With Hot Butterscotch Sauce

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Ingredients
  Chopped dates 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Calvados/Apple cider 125 Milliliter
  Unsalted butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Grated peeled apples 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Cinnamon 4 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Tablespoon
  Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butterscotch sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

In saucepan, combine dates and Calvados; cover and heat until bubbly; simmer for 1 minute.
Let cool.
In large bowl, cream butter with sugar until fluffy.
Beat in eggs, one at a time; stir in apples and date mixture.
Stir together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg and cloves; gently stir into batter just until mixed.
Spread in greased 13- x 9-inch (3.5 L) cake pan; bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 40 to 45 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched in center.
Let cool slightly on rack.
Serve warm with Hot Butterscotch Sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Apple
Servings: 
12

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