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Ingredients

Nonstick cooking spray
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 cup oil
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups diced apples
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped nuts
GLAZE:
1-1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
2 tablespoons apple juice
Chopped nuts

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray fluted bundt pan with nonstick cooking spray. For cake beat sugar and eggs for 5 minutes. Slowly beat in oil. Beat in flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and vanilla. With a spoon, stir in apples, raisins and nuts. Spread in pan. Bake 1 hour and 10 minutes. Remove from pan. For glaze combine confectioners' sugar and apple juice. Mix well. Spoon over cake, letting some run down sides. Sprinkle on nuts.

Nancy O'Mary
Rock Island




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1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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