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Mrs. Mortensens' Fresh Apple Spice Cake

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“When I was fresh out of High School I worked for Mortensen's Greenhouse in Ohio and the owners elderly mother would bring this and other treats down to us to feast on. As far as I can tell this is the recipe or as close as I could get. The copy she gave me all those years ago is buried in a box in my pantry. When I get to it I'll edit the recipe if necessary. I insist you try this one! Be careful not to overbake so it will be nice and moist.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl combine oil,eggs and sugar and mix well.
  2. In a separate bowl mix together the dry ingredients except for the apples and nuts.
  3. Add to the wet ingredients and mix well.
  4. Stir in the apples and nuts.
  5. Bake in a greased 13X9 inch pan or divide into 2 8X8 inch pans.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes.Toothpick inserted in center should come out mostly clean.
  7. Do not overbake! The cake will continue to bake after removing from the oven.
  8. Cool, cut into squares and enjoy!

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