Apple Cake With Buttemilk Sauce

Course : Cakes
Serves: 16
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3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 large eggs
2 cups sugar
1 1/4 cups vegetable oil
1/4 cup orange juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups chopped unpeeled apples
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup flaked coconut
---buttermilk sauce
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 pint whipped cream -- optional

Preparation / Directions:

Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Set aside. In a large bowl, beat eggs. Add sugar, oil, orange juice and vanilla. On low speed, blend in flour mixture. Fold in apples, walnuts and coconut. Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. tube pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 1-1/4 hours or until the cake tests done. Invert cake onto a large plate or platter. Deeply puncture the top of the warm cake with a skewer or pick. In a small saucepan, bring all sauce ingredients to a boil, stirring frequently. Immediately spoon 1-1/4 cups of sauce slowly over top of the cake, then pour the remainder down the sides. Cool. Serve with whipped cream if desired.


Nutritional Information:

498 Calories (kcal); 28g Total Fat; (50% calories from fat); 6g Protein; 57g Carbohydrate; 51mg Cholesterol; 263mg Sodium

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