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Ingredients

Cake:
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons margarine
2 eggs
1 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
2 cups chopped apples
Sauce:
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons corn starch
2 cups water
4 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

For the cake, mix all cake ingredients except apples and well. Add the apples and mix. Put in greased 8-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes. For the sauce, mix sugar and cornstarch. Add water and bring to a full boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in butter and vanilla. Serve warm over single servings of cake.

Edith Polson
Prophetstown



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