How to make it

  • Generously grease and flour bottoms of 3 8-inch layer cake pans. Measure sifted flour, baking soda, salt, and spices into sifter. Measure milk into a 2-cup measure; add vinegar.
  • In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift in dry ingredients in about 4 additions, alternating with the soured milk. Beat on low speed just until blended. Stir in the apple butter and pour into pans. Bake in preheated 350° oven for 30 minutes, or until center springs back when lightly touched with finger. Cool in pans on racks for 5 minutes. Loosen sides with a knife; turn out onto racks. Cool layers completely. Put layers together with cream cheese frosting or a Butter Frosting
  • then frost sides and top. Garnish with walnuts or pecans, if desired

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    " It was excellent "
    jo_jo_ba ate it and said...
    I've made this with my mom before, we used to throw in dried cherries or butterscotch chips sometimes. Yummy!!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    mumtazcatering ate it and said...
    love spicy apple cakes
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    " It was excellent "
    ahmed1 ate it and said...
    Another great one..Thanks for sharing.
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  • vickycummins 6 years ago
    Oh this sounds so good!!!
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