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Apple Cake

Clara Ward
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  • 1 1/2 cups Crisco oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon (heaping)
  • 1 cup pecans (heaping)
  • 3 heaping cups of raw apples (Jonathan, Pink Lady or Granny Smith are the best)


  • Mix the oil and sugar, add eggs and beat.
  • Add flour and seasonings. Mixture will be stiff.
  • Fold in apples and pecans.
  • Bake in a greased and floured pan.
  • Layer 55 minutes at 350 degrees or Bunt 1 1/2 hours at 350 degrees.


Mrs. Forsdick our neighbor on 38th Street, Lisa’s Grandmother.
(Wes’ comment: Not exactly sure how the last instruction needs to be changed / corrected.)
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Clara Ward

Clara Ward was the wife of Carl, mother of Shelly and Jana, and grandmother to Malia, Colin, Alex, Sarah and Rachel.

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